Prague Traveler's Literary Companion

ISBN-10: 1883513014
ISBN-13: 9781883513016
Edition: N/A
Authors: Paul Wilson
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Publisher: Whereabouts Press
Publication date: 3/1/1995
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.550

Travel to one of the most beautiful cities in the world in the company of its finest writers. Walk the mysterious nighttime streets of Prague with Franz Kafka and Jaroslav Hasek, eavesdrop on intimate conversations in restaurants and lively beer halls with Karel Capek and Bohumil Hrabal, listen to jazz in stylish nightclubs with Josef Skvorecky. Contributors: Michal Ajvaz Karel Capek Ivan Divis Jaroslav Hasek Daniela Hodrova Bohumil Hrabal Alois Jirasek Franz Kafka Jiri Karasek ze Lvovic Egon Erwin Kisch Ivan Klima Jiri Kovtun Frantisek Langer Gustav Meyrink Jan Neruda Karel Pecka Ota Pavel Josef Skvorecky Jindriska Smetanova Jachym Topol Jiri Weil "The perfect companion for the discriminating visitor to Prague."-Timothy Garton Ash\ "Find yourself enthralled with the collection of twenty-four stories editor Paul Wilson has artfully arranged to lead the reader-visitor through Prague on a tour that only literature could deliver with such vivid intimacy."-Review of Contemporary Fiction "A rewarding collection of short stories for the serious reader who does not want just to scratch the surface when traveling. . . . It adds a special dimension to a Prague trip."-International Travel News

Map of Prague
Preface
Prologue
I See a Great City
Petrin
Bells
Hradcany
The First Vision
Mala Strana
What Shall We Do with It?
The Little Bulldog
Kampa
American Heating
Charles Bridge
The Sword of St. Wenceslas
A Psychiatric Mystery
The Old Jewish Quarter
The Golem
The Old Town
The Legend of the Old Town Clock
Description of a Struggle
GM
The Hotel Pariz
The Case of the Washerwoman
The Magic Flute
The Past
Prague
The Receipt
Mendelssohn Is on the Roof
A Prague Eclogue
A Race Through Prague
Invasion Day
A Visit to the Train Station
Tenor Sax Solo from Washington
Epilogue
The Spirit of Prague
A Prague Chronology
Glossary
Contributors
Translators

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