Vilmos Kondor graduated from the Sorbonne in Paris with a degree in chemical engineering before returning home to Hungary. He lives with his wife, daughters and dog in a quiet village near the Austrian border and teaches high school mathematics and physics. BUDAPEST NOIR is his first novel.
A late-night tip leads crime reporter Zsigmond Gordon to a crime scene where a young woman lies dead, a Jewish prayer book in her purse. Disturbed by the bizarre circumstances, Gordon is determined to unravel the mystery of her demise, especially after her shocking identity is revealed.