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Product Description: The Little Town Where Time Stood Still contains two linked narratives by the incomparable Bohumil Hrabal, whom Milan Kundera has described as “Czechoslovakia’s greatest writer.” “Cutting It Short” is set before World War II in a small country town, and it relates the scandalizing escapades of Maryška, the flamboyant wife of Francin, who manages the local brewery...read more
By Joshua Cohen (introduced by), Bohumil Hrabal and James Naughton (trans)

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9781590178409 | New York Review of Books, June 30, 2015, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: The Little Town Where Time Stood Still contains two linked narratives by the incomparable Bohumil Hrabal, whom Milan Kundera has described as “Czechoslovakia’s greatest writer.

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In rural Czechoslovakia in the 1930s, eccentric Maryska scandalizes her brewery town, but after the war, although the town remains undamaged, subtle changes start to appear as Communism threatens the political order.

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9780679422259 | Pantheon Books, September 1, 1993, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: In rural Czechoslovakia in the 1930s, eccentric Maryska scandalizes her brewery town, but after the war, although the town remains undamaged, subtle changes start to appear

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Product Description: By the writer Milan Kundera called Czechoslovakia's greatest contemporary writer comes a novel (now in English for the first time) peopled with eccentric, unforgettable inhabitants of a home for the elderly who reminisce about their lives and their changing country...read more

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9780981955735 | Archipelago Books, May 6, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: By the writer Milan Kundera called Czechoslovakia's greatest contemporary writer comes a novel (now in English for the first time) peopled with eccentric, unforgettable inhabitants of a home for the elderly who reminisce about their lives and their changing country.

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Product Description: Novelist Bohumil Hrabal was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, and he spent decades working at a variety of laboring jobs before turning to writing in his late forties. From that point, he quickly made his mark on the Czech literary scene; by the time of his death he was ranked with Jaroslav Hašek, Karel Capek, and Milan Kundera as among the nation’s greatest twentieth-century writers...read more

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9788024623160 | Karolinum, April 15, 2014, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Novelist Bohumil Hrabal was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia, and he spent decades working at a variety of laboring jobs before turning to writing in his late forties.

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Product Description: Originally published as The Death of Mr. Baltisberger, the fourteen stories in Romance showcase the breadth of Bohumil Hrabal’s considerable gifts: his humor of the grotesque, his often surprising warmth, and his hard-edged, fast-paced style...read more

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9780810127012 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, November 30, 2010), cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Originally published as The Death of Mr.

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Product Description: Rake, drunkard, aesthete, gossip, raconteur extraordinaire: the narrator of Bohumil Hrabal’s rambling, rambunctious masterpiece Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age is all these and more. Speaking to a group of sunbathing women who remind him of lovers past, this elderly roué tells the story of his life—or at least unburdens himself of a lifetime’s worth of stories...read more

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9781590173770 | New York Review of Books, May 3, 2011, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: Rake, drunkard, aesthete, gossip, raconteur extraordinaire: the narrator of Bohumil Hrabal’s rambling, rambunctious masterpiece Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age is all these and more.
9780099540625 | Vintage Uk, August 6, 2009, cover price $14.25 | About this edition: This Rabelaisian tale is composed of a single rambling sentence by the narrator, a shoemaker nearing 70 years of age.
9781860462153 | Harvill Pr, May 1, 1998, cover price $55.01 | About this edition: First published in 1964, this Rabelaisian tale is composed of a single rambling sentence by the narrator, a shoemaker nearing 70 years of age.

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Product Description: Inspired by “Mrs. Tolstoy and Mrs. Dostoevsky, whose biographies about their husbands have now been published in Prague,” Bohumil Hrabal decided to produce his own autobiographical work, ostensibly fiction, from his wife’s point of view...read more
By Bohumil Hrabal and Tony Liman (trans)

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9780810124295 | Northwestern Univ Pr, August 13, 2007, cover price $47.95 | About this edition: Inspired by “Mrs.

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Product Description: Inspired by “Mrs. Tolstoy and Mrs. Dostoevsky, whose biographies about their husbands have now been published in Prague,” Bohumil Hrabal decided to produce his own autobiographical work, ostensibly fiction, from his wife’s point of view...read more

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9780810124301 | Northwestern Univ Pr, August 13, 2007, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Inspired by “Mrs.

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Product Description: In a comic masterpiece following the misadventures of a simple but hugely ambitious waiter in pre-World War II Prague, who rises to wealth only to lose everything with the onset of Communism, Bohumil Hrabal takes us on a tremendously funny and satirical trip through 20th-century Czechoslovakia...read more

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9780151457458 | Harcourt, March 1, 1989, cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Chronicles the experiences of Ditie, who rises from busboy to hotel owner in World War II Prague, and whose life is shaped by the fate of his country before, during, and after the conflict

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9780811216876 | New Directions, May 1, 2007, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: In a comic masterpiece following the misadventures of a simple but hugely ambitious waiter in pre-World War II Prague, who rises to wealth only to lose everything with the onset of Communism, Bohumil Hrabal takes us on a tremendously funny and satirical trip through 20th-century Czechoslovakia.
9780099492894 | New edition (Vintage Uk, January 5, 2006), cover price $14.40 | About this edition: A story of how the unbelievable came true, this book is about Ditie, 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.
9780679727866 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 1990), cover price $12.00 | About this edition: Chronicles the experiences of Ditie, who rises from busboy to hotel owner in World War II Prague, and whose life is shaped by the fate of his country before, during, and after the conflict

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Product Description: In these letters written to April Gifford (Dubenka) between 1989 and 1991 but never sent, Bohumil Hrabal (1914-1997) chronicles the momentous events of those years as seen, more often than not, from the windows of his favorite pubs...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9788090217195 | Twisted Spoon Pr, January 1, 1996, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: In these letters written to April Gifford (Dubenka) between 1989 and 1991 but never sent, Bohumil Hrabal (1914-1997) chronicles the momentous events of those years as seen, more often than not, from the windows of his favorite pubs.

A grandiose old shoemaker tells his story to a circle of young women basking in the sun, a tale of amorous conquests and drunken misadventures

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9780151238101 | Harcourt, September 1, 1995, cover price $14.00 | About this edition: A grandiose old shoemaker tells his story to a circle of young women basking in the sun, a tale of amorous conquests and drunken misadventures

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9780156002325 | Harcourt, September 1, 1995, cover price $10.01 | About this edition: A grandiose old shoemaker tells his story to a circle of young women basking in the sun, a tale of amorous conquests and drunken misadventures

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An English-language translation of a novel written in the 1970s by the Czech author of 'Closely Observed Trains' and 'Too Loud a Solitude'. By turns sad and funny, it is set in a small provincial town in Bohemia between the wars, and reflects the passing of an age upon a community.

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9780349105406 | New edition (Gardners Books, August 18, 1994), cover price $16.20 | About this edition: An English-language translation of a novel written in the 1970s by the Czech author of 'Closely Observed Trains' and 'Too Loud a Solitude'.

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This parable of censorship and the modern state centers on Hanta, a trash collector whose habit of salvaging and reading discarded books has brought him both the richness of the classics and the ridicule of his boss

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9780151904914 | Harcourt, October 1, 1990, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: This parable of censorship and the modern state centers on Hanta, a trash collector whose habit of salvaging and reading discarded books has brought him both the richness of the classics and the ridicule of his boss

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9780156904582 | Reprint edition (Mariner Books, March 1, 1992), cover price $11.00 | About this edition: This parable of censorship and the modern state centers on Hanta, a trash collector whose habit of salvaging and reading discarded books has brought him both the richness of the classics and the ridicule of his boss

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Product Description: Hrabal's postwar classic about a young man's coming of age in German-occupied Czechoslovakia is among his most popular works. Milos Hrma is a timid railroad apprentice who insulates himself with fantasy against a reality filled with cruelty and grief...read more

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9780810112780 | Reprint edition (Northwestern Univ Pr, March 9, 1995), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Hrabal's postwar classic about a young man's coming of age in German-occupied Czechoslovakia is among his most popular works.
9780810108578 | Northwestern Univ Pr, August 1, 1990, cover price $12.95 | also contains Closely Watched Trains | About this edition: Hrabal's postwar classic about a young man's coming of age in German-occupied Czechoslovakia is among his most popular works.

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