The narrator, Josef Vadassy, is an émigré Hungarian language teacher with an out-of-date Yugoslav passport. He was born in Szabadka, which the 1919 Treaty of Trianon transferred from Hungary to Yugoslavia (it's now known as Subotica, and is still in Serbia). While he was studying in Budapest, his father and brother were shot by the Yugoslav police for being social democrats. He has ricocheted around Europe, being thrown out of one country after another for not having his papers in order - an impossible demand - and is currently living and working in Paris. "If France expelled me there was nowhere left for me to go." The threat of deportation - after a spell in prison - looms when the chemist in a small village on the Corniche muddles up some rolls of film, and Vadassy finds himself accused of taking compromising photographs of French naval installations. While Kenton becomes a spy by mistake, Vadassy is mistaken for a spy. To clear his name, he has to work out which of his … [Read more...] about Dangerous games
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Mari Huws and Emyr Glyn Owen, wardens of Ynys Enlli, Wales, UK It’s somewhat serendipitous that Mari Huws and Emyr Glyn Owen became the new wardens of Ynys Enlli. The couple met on the island on “a perfect summer afternoon” two years ago, so when they spotted the vacancy to run the place on Facebook, “we shared one of those looks between us – the looks that speak louder than words. We had to go for it,” says Huws. “Many people assume that people who want to live on an island are escaping from something, but for us it was more about realising a dream.” … [Read more...] about They got their dream job away from it all – but what happened next?