Two books have been published on the history of the Hungarian Free Democrats i.e. the former "democratic opposition". The author compares these books and also reviews a critique of the same books by Miklós Szabó. (Ervin Czizmadia: A magyar demokratikus ellenzék. I-III. [The democratic opposition in Hungary], T-Twins Kiadó 1995., Ripp Zoltán: Szabad demokraták [Free Democrats]. Napvilág Kiadó 1995.