Bohumil Hrabal I Served the King of England

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I Served the King of England

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WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY ADAM THIRLWELL Sparkling with comic genius and narrative exuberance, I Served the King of England is a story of how the unbelievable came true. Its remarkable hero, Ditie, is a hotel waiter who rises to become a millionaire and then loses it all again against the backdrop of events in Prague from the German invasion to the victory of Communism. Ditie's fantastic journey intertwines the political and the personal in a narrative that both enlightens and entertains.

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A comic, picaresque novel set against the backdrop of twentieth-century Czech history, about the rise and fall of an ambitious busboy in Prague.

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Isolated and impoverished, Ditie comes to a greater understanding of good and evil, and of his place in the vortex of history.

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