* The Eleventh Arrow *

About the Author

Eva Szilagyi was born in Monor Hungary and grew up in South Orange County, California.

The Eleventh Arrow, a book about her parents escaping the horrors of Russian communism during the 1956 Revolution

The book/ The Eleventh Arrow


The Eleventh Arrow

The Eleventh Arrow is a book based upon a true story of a courageous couple and their three children escaping the Russian communists during the 1956 Hungarian revolution.





The Eleventh Arrow not only captures the essence of the time period, but also gives readers a glimpse at Hungarian history.


Meet Terezia and József Szilágyi                                Married July 8th, 1950

Standing in front of the church where they were just married.

Front row, left to right,

Tomi, (Baba’s younger brother). Terezia’s friend Baba, , and Józsi’s friend David..


Terezia, József Szilagyi, Momiba, (Terezia’s mother), Erzsi, (Terezia’s sister).

~Back row left to right

Dezső, (József’s brother) and his girlfriend Icu, some random guy walking out of the church,

Laci, (Erzsi’s husband), Terike, (József’s mother).

All others in this photo are random people coming from the church service

Click link below for more information about the Hungarian crown.

birthday-celebration-for-st-stephen-the-first-king-of-hungary/St. Stephen’ The first king of Hungary’s Crown.. Read more ~


This link takes you to the Audiobook page.

The Eleventh Arrow

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