This energetic and hilarious novel is made even more important by the current final thawing of the long, Communist winter in Czechoslovakia.The witness in 1948 to a baffling event labled by Catholic townspeople as a miracle and by the Communist Party as a fraud, cynical Czech Danny Smiricky finds himself drawn into an investigation of the event twenty years later during the 1968 Prague Spring
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JOSEF SKVORECKY is an award-winning author whose novels include An Inexplicable Story, The Bass Saxophone, The Mournful Demeanor of Lieutenant Boruvka, and The Swell Season. He has also written many short stories and film scripts, and is the winner of the 1980 Neustadt International Prize for Literature. He lives in Toronto with his wife.
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Czech
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Book Description Key Porter. 1 Paperback(s), 2002. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0886194148