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Prague tales

Author: Jan Neruda; Michael Henry Heim
Publisher: Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 1996.
Series: Central European classics (Budapest, Hungary)
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a collection of Jan Neruda's intimate, wry, bitter-sweet stories of life among the inhabitants of the Little Quarter in 19th-century Prague. These finely tuned and varied vignettes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Short stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Neruda, Jan, 1834-1891.
Prague tales.
Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)655041009
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Neruda; Michael Henry Heim
ISBN: 1858660580 9781858660585 9639116238 9789639116238
OCLC Number: 34496403
Notes: This edition originally published : London : Chatto & Windus, 1993.
Description: xxi, 346 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: A Week in a Quiet House 1 --
I In Night Clothes --
II Most of the House Begins to Stir --
III At Home with the Landlord --
IV A Lyrical Monologue --
V Bachelorhood is Bliss --
VI A Manuscript and a Storm Cloud --
VII Fragments from the Notes of a Scrivener --
VIII At the Funeral --
IX Further Proof of the Pudding --
X In a Moment of Agitation --
XI A First Attempt at Fiction --
XII Five Minutes after the Recital --
XIII After the Draw --
XIV A Happy Family --
XV The Week Draws to a Close --
Mr Rysanek and Mr Schlegel 108 --
A Beggar Brought to Ruin 123 --
The Tender Heart of Mrs Rus 134 --
Evening Chitchat 142 --
Doctor Spoiler 157 --
The Water Sprite 167 --
How Mr Vorel Broke in His Meerschaum 176 --
The Three Lilies 184 --
The St Wenceslas Mass 188 --
How It Came to Pass 204 --
Written This Year on All Souls' Day 228.
Series Title: Central European classics (Budapest, Hungary)
Other Titles: Povídky malostranské.
Responsibility: Jan Neruda ; translated by Michael Henry Heim ; introduction by Ivan Klíma.
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