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    The Czech people, like every nation on earth, have their own wealth of fairytales, passed down from generation to generation since time immemorial. Despite the familitary of the basic themes, attrscting young and old alike. Stories such as "The Princess with the Golden Star on her Forhead" or "Fire Bird and Red Fox" by Božena Němcová and Karel...

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    The Grandmother (Babička from Božena Němcová) in English. We all know the story set at the foot od the Giant Mountains - it is about a grandmother, who comes to live Na Staré Bělidlo to join her daughter and her grandchildren. The Grandmother, who embodies the ideal of motherliness with her plain wisdom, goodness and love. Without ever...

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    "How I Came to Know Fish (1974)" is Ota Pavel's magical memoir of his childhood in Czechoslovakia. Fishing with his father and his Uncle Prosek - the two finest fishermen in the world - he takes a peaceful pleasure from the rivers and ponds of his country. But when the Nazis invade, his father and two older brothers are sent to concentration camps and...

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    This is a book about an emperor and a small boy, a husband, a father, a general, a man of learning and a writer. For Charles IV (1316-1378), King of Bohemia and Holy Roman Emperor, was all of these. Charles had great talents and was born to high eastate, a lucky combination that enabled him to fulfil his courageous visions. His private life too makes a...

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    Kundera whirls through comedy and tragedy towards his central question: how does a person, any person, live today? In constructing his answer, he writes of politics, sex, literature, modern man's alienation - and of their antidotes: laughter and forgetting.

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    Written against the background of the rise of Nazism, War With the Newts concerns the discovery in the South Pacific of a sea-dwelling race, which is enslaved and exploited by mankind. In time they rebel, laying siege to the strongholds of their former masters in a global war for supremacy. R.U.R., or Rossum's Universal Robots, seen by many as a modern...

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    The terrifying tale of Joseph K, a respectable functionary in a bank, who is suddenly arrested and must defend his innocence against a charge about which he can get no information. A nightmare vision of the excesses of modern bureaucracy wedded to the mad agendas of twentieth-century totalitarian regimes.

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    The story of K and his arrival in a village where he is never accepted, and his relentless, unavailing struggle with authority in order to gain entrance to the castle that seems to rule it. K's isolation and perplexity, his begging for the approval of elusive and anonymous powers, epitomises Kafka's vision of twentieth-century alienation and anxiety.

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    The story of Karl Rossman who, after an embarrassing sexual misadventure with a servant girl, is banished to America by his parents. Expected to redeem himself in the magical land of opportunity, he instead gets swept up in a whirlwind of strange escapades and dizzying adventures.

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    THE TRIAL;THE CASTLE; AMERICA: Both Joseph K in THE TRIAL and K in THE CASTLE are victims of anonymous governing forces beyond their control. Both are atomised, estranged and rootless citizens deceived by authoritarian power. Whereas Joseph K is relentlessly hunted down for a crime that remains nameless, K ceaselessly attempts to enter the castle and so...

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    This volume contains all of Kafka's shorter fiction, from fragments, parables and sketches to longer tales. Together they reveal the breadth of Kafka's literary vision and the extraordinary imaginative depth of his thought. Some are well-known, others are mere jottings, observations of daily life, given artistic form through Kafka's unique perception of...

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    The story of Milos Hrma, a gauche young Candide of the occupied countries, apprentice in a small railway station in Bohemia who, before meeting his heroic death, loses his burdensome innocence, masters the social complexities of the small world he inhabits, and discovers his manhood.

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    His boss calls him a beer-soaked idiot, but Hant'a is able to quote the Talmud, Hegel, Kant and Lao-tzu. In his 35 years as a destroyer of the written word in a police state, he has also rescued many books from the jaws of his hydraulic press. By the Czech author of "Closely Observed Trains".

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    Sparkling with comic genius and narrative exuberance, "I Served the King of England" is a story of how the unbelievable came true. Its remarkable hero, Ditie, is a hotel waiter who rises to become a millionaire and then loses it all again against the backdrop of events in Prague from the German invasion to the victory of Communism. Ditie's fantastic...

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    A novel of irreconcilable loves and infidelities, which embraces all aspects of human existence, and addresses the nature of twentieth-century 'Being'.

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    Klima, a celebrated jazz trumpeter, receives a phone call announcing that a young nurse with whom he spent a brief night at a fertility spa is pregnant. She has decided he is the father and so begins a comedy which, during five madcap days, unfolds with ever-increasing speed.

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