Kemeny Andras is tall, handsome and has just inherited a vast fortune. He is respected and liked by all who live in the village. He seems to have everything: except Ilonka, the beautiful daughter of a noble lord. Kemeny is a peasant and therefore not considered to be a suitable match – until one night, disaster strikes. Loaded with twists, turns and tailspins, the author claims that the events are based on a true sotry.