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The golden age : a novel

Author: Michal Ajvaz; Andrew Oakland
Publisher: Champaign [Ill.] : Dalkey Archive Press, 2010.
Series: Czech literature series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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While visiting a tiny island in the Atlantic, a traveler discovers a unique culture where there seems to be no distinction between fantasy and reality.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
Fantasy fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ajvaz, Michal, 1949-
Golden age
(DLC) 2009048556
(OCoLC)464579921
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michal Ajvaz; Andrew Oakland
ISBN: 9781564786180 1564786188
OCLC Number: 881278828
Notes: Originally published: Zlaty vek, Prague : Hynek, 2001.
Description: 1 online resource (329 pages).
Contents: Cover; also by michal ajvaz in english translation; Title Page; Copyright; Epigraph; Contents; 1. The second journey; 2. The island; 3. Murmurs and lights; 4. Labyrinths, mirrors, precious stones; 5. Hot walls; 6. The secret war; 7. The hidden king; 8. In the royal palace; 9. Words and rustlings; 10. The panopticon of grammar; 11. The adventure of letters; 12. The café on Rue des Beaux-Arts; 13. Ino of the beautiful ankles; 14. The roofs of Paris; 15. Spilled sauce; 16. Names of stains; 17. The master from Berlin; 18. The wrecking of the Zephyrus; 19. Leibniz and the hermaphrodite. 20. Dances in the fire21. Fragments and wholes; 22. Board games; 23. The labyrinths of flavour; 24. The last island; 25. Fungus and shell; 26. The fog; 27. Waiting for the prince; 28. Crime and punishment; 29. First encounter with the Book; 30. The history of the Book; 31. The life of the pages; 32. Looking for the beginning; 33. At the station in Vršovice; 34. The queen's illness; 35. Luminous letters; 36. Silver ball; 37. Achilles and Briseis; 38. The voice behind the wall; 39. The quest for the gemstone; 40. The peregrinations of the caliph; 41. The royal treasury; 42. Fo's palace. 43. The birth of a world44. A cabin in the woods; 45. Conspirators on Vauz; 46. Assassination attempt; 47. Eyepiece of a telescope; 48. Fo's return; 49. Theatre in the forest; 50. Encounter above the Neckar; 51. Taal's task; 52. A tent in the courtyard; 53. Vicious fish; 54. Putsch; 55. The new sculptor; 56. Performance; 57. Terror and invasion; 58. Journey's end; About the Author.
Series Title: Czech literature series.
Other Titles: Zlaty vek.
Responsibility: by Michal Ajvaz ; translated [from Czech] by Andrew Oakland.

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While visiting a tiny island in the Atlantic, a traveler discovers a unique culture where there seems to be no distinction between fantasy and reality.

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