Two novellas ("The Bass Saxophone" and "Emoke") by a banned Czech writer who won the 1980 Neustadt International Prize for Literature and the Canadian Governor General's 1985 Award for Fiction. The stories evoke the everyday nature of tyranny and the beleagurred individual's resistance to it.
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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, Czech (translation)
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Book Description Trafalgar Square, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 009938681X