Hungarian prose writer, graduated from theological studies in Cluj-Napoca (Romania); in the years 1952–1954 he was a political prisoner. In 1982 he moved to Hungary. He is the author of a few volumes of short stories and novels. In Poland the following of his books were published: Okręg Sinistra (Sinistra körzet), Wizyta arcybiskupa ( Az érsek látogatása), Zapach więzienia (A börtön szaga) and Z powrotem do uszatej sowy (Vissza a fülesbagolyhoz). He is a laureate of many prestigious awards, including the József Attila Award, the Hungarian Literary Award and the Kossuth Award granted to eminent representatives of science, art and literature for their lifetime achievement.