Iza's Ballad - Part II: Fire, Chapter 1 Summary & Analysis

Magda Szabo
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Having pictured the village spa she visited with her aunt in her youth, Ettie finds Dorozs different to what she had imagined. It is revealed that the spa hotel is Iza's legacy, as she and Antal recognized the health benefits of the spring water and fought to develop the sanatorium. Ettie knows about the hotel, but has never seen it, and is in awe of what she finds. Iza has packed everything she needs, and even arranged for her to have dinner in her room. Ettie realizes that she does not have any paper to write to the people who came to Vince's funeral, and is worried about not following the local custom of returning those visits.

In all, Ettie does not particularly like Dorozs and feels the most happy during the one afternoon she spends imagining furnishing Iza's flat with...

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