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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 Čapek, and Milan Kundera as among the nation’s greatest twentieth-century writers...read more
By David Short (trans)

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9788024632865 | Reprint edition (Karolinum, October 15, 2016), cover price $12.00 | 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: A wildly comic story about the fate of a Czech family from the 1960s onwards. At turns humorous, ironic, and sentimental, an engaging portrait of their attempts to flee from history (meaning the 1968 invasion of Czechoslovakia) - or at least to ignore it as long as possible...read more
By David Short (trans)

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9780993377327 | Jantar Pub, March 27, 2016, cover price $26.00 | About this edition: A wildly comic story about the fate of a Czech family from the 1960s onwards.

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Product Description: Prague, I see a city... is a novel of quest, in which the heroine abandons the material world of everyday society and linear history, perceiving it as false, temporary and distracting, and journeys in search of her true identity. Suffused with the atmosphere immediately following the end of the Communist regime, Hodrova's novel is a conscious addition to the tradition of Prague literary texts by, for example, Karel Hynek Macha, Jakub Arbes, Gustav Meyrink, and Franz Kafka, who present the city as a hostile living creature, or as a labyrinthine place of magic and mystery, in which the individual human being may easily get lost...read more
By David Short (trans)

Hardcover:

9780956889065, titled "Prague, I See a City" | Jantar Pub, August 9, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Prague, I see a city.

Paperback:

9780956889010 | Gardners Books, June 16, 2011, cover price $16.60 | About this edition: Prague, I see a city.

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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: Hailed by Edward O. Wilson as "one of the most amazing books I have ever read," this exhilarating volume offers a rare combination of first-rank science and top-notch storytelling. Vojtech Novotny, a world-class researcher and a brilliant writer, works on location in one of the toughest regions of the world--a high-risk locale rife with tropical diseases and venomous wildlife...read more
By Benson Avea Bego (illustrator), Vojtech Novotny and David Short (trans)

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9780199609642 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2011), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Hailed by Edward O.

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Product Description: Seen as a precursor to works such as Huxley's Brave New World, this true classic of the dystopian genre remains all too resonant in today's political climate Determined to liberate the mass-produced but highly intelligent robots forged in the machinery of Rossum's island factory, Helena Glory arrives in a blaze of righteousness only to find herself perplexed and set aback by the robots' seeming humanity but absolute lack of sentience...read more
By Karel Capek and David Short (trans)

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9781843914594 | Hesperus Pr, August 1, 2011, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Seen as a precursor to works such as Huxley's Brave New World, this true classic of the dystopian genre remains all too resonant in today's political climate Determined to liberate the mass-produced but highly intelligent robots forged in the machinery of Rossum's island factory, Helena Glory arrives in a blaze of righteousness only to find herself perplexed and set aback by the robots' seeming humanity but absolute lack of sentience.

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Product Description: It's easy to teach yourself Czech! Complete Czech: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Czech, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Czech with confidence...read more

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9780071767071 | 3 box pap/ edition (McGraw-Hill, May 10, 2011), cover price $40.00 | About this edition: It's easy to teach yourself Czech!

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Product Description: A CZECH-ENGLISH PARALLEL-TEXT CONCISE NOVEL First published in Prague in 1922, this dark concise novel by Michal Mares (1893-1971), set in the Czechoslovakia of his day, explores, with anarchist undertones, the place of women in society...read more
By David Short (trans)

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9780956889003 | Gardners Books, June 1, 2011, cover price $11.25 | About this edition: A CZECH-ENGLISH PARALLEL-TEXT CONCISE NOVEL First published in Prague in 1922, this dark concise novel by Michal Mares (1893-1971), set in the Czechoslovakia of his day, explores, with anarchist undertones, the place of women in society.

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Product Description: It's easy to teach yourself Czech! Complete Czech: A Teach Yourself Guide provides you with a clear and comprehensive approach to Czech, so you can progress quickly from the basics to understanding, speaking, and writing Czech with confidence...read more

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9780071767088 | 3 blg edition (McGraw-Hill, April 22, 2011), cover price $26.00 | About this edition: It's easy to teach yourself Czech!

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Product Description: Documenting the history of Hertfordshire county, this recent compilation captures an immense amount of research with maps, demographic reports, industrial development layouts, and more. Though other English counties have similarly researched statistics, this is the first for Hertfordshire county...read more
By Stewart Bryant (editor), Adrain Gibson (editor), Nigel Goose (introduced by), David Short (editor) and Kate Thompson (editor)

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9780954218966 | Univ of Hertfordshire Pr, April 1, 2011, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Documenting the history of Hertfordshire county, this recent compilation captures an immense amount of research with maps, demographic reports, industrial development layouts, and more.

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Product Description: Are you looking for a complete course in Czech which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker? Whether you are starting from scratch, or are just out of practice, Complete Czech will guarantee success!Now fully updated to make your language learning experience fun and interactive...read more

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9781444106916 | Pck pap/co edition (Teach Yourself, November 26, 2010), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: Are you looking for a complete course in Czech which takes you effortlessly from beginner to confident speaker?

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Product Description: Czechoslovakia, 1968. The Soviet troops have just invaded and, for the young orphan Ilya, life is suddenly turned on its head. At first there is relief that the mean-spirited nuns who run his orphanage have been driven out by the Red Army, but as the children are left to fend for themselves, order and routine quickly give way to brutality and chaos, and Ilya finds himself drawn into the violence...read more
By David Short (trans) and Jachym Topol

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9781846271625 | Reprint edition (Ingram Pub Services, August 1, 2013), cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Czechoslovakia, 1968.
9781846271618 | Italian edition edition (Granta Books, May 6, 2010), cover price $21.40 | About this edition: Czechoslovakia, 1968.

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Product Description: Prague-born Karel Michal (1932–84) lived a significant part of his adult life under Czechoslovakia’s oppressive communist regime. Prevented from studying at the university as a young man, he fruitlessly cycled through a number of professions before finally turning to writing in the early 1960s...read more
By David Short (trans)

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9788024614946 | Karolinum, September 15, 2008, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: Prague-born Karel Michal (1932–84) lived a significant part of his adult life under Czechoslovakia’s oppressive communist regime.

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Product Description: Creative Homeowner helps turn a dream into a reality with the third edition Pools & Spas: Ideas for Planning, Designing, and Landscaping. This book offers ideas and advice through the complete process from pool/spa selection to creating an attractive environment...read more

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9781580115339 | Creative Homeowner Pr, February 6, 2012, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Creative Homeowner helps turn a dream into a reality with the third edition Pools & Spas: Ideas for Planning, Designing, and Landscaping.
9781580113915 | 2 edition (Creative Homeowner Pr, February 1, 2008), cover price $21.95

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Product Description: Novelist Bohumil Hrabal (1914–97) was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia and 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 his death he was ranked with Jaroslav Hašek, Karel Capek, and Milan Kundera as among the nation’s greatest twentieth-century writers...read more
By David Short (trans)

Hardcover:

9788024614472 | 1 edition (Karolinum, February 15, 2008), cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Novelist Bohumil Hrabal (1914–97) was born in Brno, Czechoslovakia and spent decades working at a variety of laboring jobs before turning to writing in his late forties.

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Product Description: Written in 1935 at the height of Czech Surrealism but not published until 1945, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders is a bizarre erotic fantasy of a young girl's maturation into womanhood on the night of her first menstruation. Referencing Matthew Lewis's The Monk, Marquis de Sade's Justine, K...read more
By Kamil Lhotak (illustrator), Vitezslav Nezval and David Short (trans)

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9788086264196 | Twisted Spoon Pr, July 30, 2005, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Written in 1935 at the height of Czech Surrealism but not published until 1945, Valerie and Her Week of Wonders is a bizarre erotic fantasy of a young girl's maturation into womanhood on the night of her first menstruation.

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Product Description: It is a Christ-like act to befriend a sick or a lonely person: this book is a wonderfully useful guide to giving the most you can by your visits. Written by authors with long pastoral experience, it will prove a real help to all those who seek to turn the routine visit into a time of real spiritual growth...read more

Hardcover:

9781845500160 | Reprint edition (Christian Focus, January 7, 2005), cover price $14.99 | About this edition: It is a Christ-like act to befriend a sick or a lonely person: this book is a wonderfully useful guide to giving the most you can by your visits.

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Product Description: Party in Prague? Teach yourself Czech!With Teach Yourself it's possible for virtually anyone to learn and experience the languages of the world, from Afrikaans to Zulu; Ancient Greek to Modern Persian; Beginner's Latin to Biblical Hebrew...read more

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9780071430425 | Subsequent edition (Teach Yourself, April 1, 2004), cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Party in Prague?

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Product Description: Party in Prague? Teach yourself Czech!With Teach Yourself it's possible for virtually anyone to learn and experience the languages of the world, from Afrikaans to Zulu; Ancient Greek to Modern Persian; Beginner's Latin to Biblical Hebrew...read more

Paperback:

9780071430418 | 2 sub edition (Teach Yourself, February 1, 2004), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Party in Prague?
9780844237589 | Teach Yourself, May 1, 1994, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: Pools & Spas: Ideas for Planning, Designing, and Landscaping, offers ideas and advice through the complete process from pool/spa selection to creating an attractive landscaping environment. Over 300 inviting color photos and illustrations show the many options from infinity-edge pools to indoor swim spas; from built-ins to attractive above-ground pools...read more

Paperback:

9781580110808 | Creative Homeowner Pr, October 28, 2003, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Pools & Spas: Ideas for Planning, Designing, and Landscaping, offers ideas and advice through the complete process from pool/spa selection to creating an attractive landscaping environment.

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Product Description: Book by Short, David (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9781851093045 | Abc-Clio Inc, October 1, 1999, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: Book by Short, David

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Product Description: Simple Guide to Customs & Etiquette in the Czech Republic, as with all titles in this series, offers the reader a unique focus on the customs, etiquette and way of life in the newly emerging Czech Republic, providing a wealth of 'insider' knowledge in an easily accessed, pocket book format...read more

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9781860340758 | Paul Norbury, March 1, 1997, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: Simple Guide to Customs & Etiquette in the Czech Republic, as with all titles in this series, offers the reader a unique focus on the customs, etiquette and way of life in the newly emerging Czech Republic, providing a wealth of 'insider' knowledge in an easily accessed, pocket book format.

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Product Description: This book details the procedures and practices employed in underwater inspection of offshore structures for engineers and managers. It lays out the background requirements from an engineering and an operational standpoint.

Hardcover:

9780419135401 | CRC Pr I Llc, April 1, 1988, cover price $180.00 | About this edition: This book details the procedures and practices employed in underwater inspection of offshore structures for engineers and managers.

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