Hungary during the Ottoman wars: Turks attack Buda and set up a siege of Eger. Gergely Bornemissza is a poor half-orphan who is about to become a national hero. Eclipse of the Crescent Moon follows Gergely’s life from the age of eight until his early thirties. His life is a vivid combination of poverty, love, battles and dangers. He is on the front line when the Turks capture Buda and later when they approach Eger. His country is in danger and so is his family. The battle is one of life or death. Will he get out of it safe or will the country remember him as a hero who sacrificed himself in the name of Hungary? What will happen to his family? Géza Gárdonyi’s historical novel holds the answers. Géza Gárdonyi was a Hungarian writer who lived in the period 1863-1922. His writing career began it the mid-1880s when he started writing for magazines and newspapers. He gained success with a work about rural life called Göre Gábor but he remains best known today as a historical novelist. His most famous work Eclipse of the Crescent Moon was published in 1899 and was voted the most popular novel of Hungary in 2005.B. J. Harrison started his Classic Tales Podcast back in 2007, wanting to breathe new life into classic stories. He masterfully plays with a wide array of voices and accents and has since then produced over 500 audiobooks. Now in collaboration with SAGA Egmont, his engaging narration of these famous classics is available to readers everywhere.