Summer of Caprice

Summer of Caprice

Vančura, Vladislav

Vladislav Vancura's Summer of Caprice is commonly considered untranslatable. The playful style of the narrative, the level of language ma...

published: may 2006
recommended price: 480 czk

e-shop

The Cremator (paperback)

The Cremator (paperback)

Fuks, Ladislav

“The devil’s neatest trick is to persuade us that he doesn’t exist.” It is a maxim that both rings true in our contemporary world and per...

published: october 2016
recommended price: 280 czk

e-shop

The Chattertooth Eleven

The Chattertooth Eleven

Bass, Eduard

Eduard Bass' story from 1922, a classic of Czech literature, has been published in English (Karolinum 2008). The translation, distinctive...

published: february 2009
recommended price: 390 czk

e-shop

The Lesser Histories

The Lesser Histories

Zábrana, Jan

From the eighth floor of a tower block in Central Europe, Jan Zábrana surveyed the twentieth century. He had been exiled from his own lif...

published: june 2022
recommended price: 340 czk

e-shop

The Pied Piper

The Pied Piper

Dyk, Viktor

For The Pied Piper, Czech writer Viktor Dyk found his muse in the much retold medieval Saxon legend of the villainous, pipe-playing rat-c...

published: april 2018
recommended price: 280 czk

e-shop

The Shop on Main Street

The Shop on Main Street

Grosman, Ladislav

A classical work of the 1960s Czechoslovak literature and film in a new publication of Iris Urwin Lewit’s translation. An original and re...

published: august 2019
recommended price: 280 czk

e-shop

Un été capricieux

Un été capricieux

Vančura, Vladislav

In Summer of Caprice (the classic novel of the Twenties that was adapted into the beloved film of the Czech New Wave in the Sixties) the ...

published: december 2014
recommended price: 500 czk

e-shop

Un'estate capricciosa

Un'estate capricciosa

Vančura, Vladislav

Vladislav Vancura's Summer of Caprice is commonly considered untranslatable. The playful style of the narrative, the level of language ma...

published: november 2013
recommended price: 480 czk

e-shop

Velitelem města Bugulmy

Velitelem města Bugulmy

Hašek, Jaroslav

Jaroslav Hašek is a Czech writer most famous for his widely read if incomplete novel The Good Soldier Schweik, a series of absurdist vign...

published: january 2012
recommended price: 285 czk

e-shop

Vladislav Vančura

Vladislav Vančura

Chitnis, Rajendra Anand

This is the first major analytical study in English of the work of the leading Czech Avant-garde novelist and dramatist, Vladislav Vančur...

The Heart of the Czech Avant-garde

published: december 2007
recommended price: 240 czk

e-shop