Ivan Klima Love and Garbage

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From an internationally acclaimed Czech writer comes a shrewd, humane, and poignant novel, set in Prague before the Velvet Revolution, whose perceptions about love, conscience, and betrayal cut to the bone of life in both totalitarian and democratic societies. "A chilling story from the underground."--The New York Times.

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Ivan Klima was born in 1931 in Prague. He was the editor of the journal of the Czech Writer’s Union during the Prague Spring.
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Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Czech

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