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Hrabal, Bohumil 1914-1997

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Closely watched trains by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
152 editions published between 1965 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 1,504 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of Milos Hrma, a young railway junior dispatcher and signalman returning to work at a minor but strategically important Czech railway station. Milos has been away for three months, recuperating from a suicide attempt, and is warmly welcomed back by Station Master Lansky and Dispatcher Hubicka. The year is 1945, the Germans have lost command of the air-space over the town, but it remains an important rail hub for them and certain key transport trains are nominated by the German high command for "close surveillance" to ensure that they are not delayed by signals failures or problems on the lines
I served the King of England by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
165 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the experiences of Ditie, who rises from busboy to hotel owner in World War II Prague, and whose life is shaped by the fate of his country before, during, and after the conflict
Ostře sledované vlaky = Closely watched trains by Jiří Menzel( visu )
50 editions published between 1966 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,195 libraries worldwide
The sexual problems of an apprentice guard at a sleepy rural railway station during World War II are balanced by the exploits of the station guard resolved to do as little work as possible. The authority figure, the station master, is eccentrically ineffectual. Although the Resistance ultimately beckons, this tragic-comic tale with its distinctively wry humour, adapted by the author from his stream-of-consciousness novel, was the culmination of an anti-heroic trend in the 'New Czech cinema' of the sixties. Menzel's film has a clear political sub-text - the placing of the private concerns of the hero ahead of ideology or politics (a colleague has spoken of Menzel's identification with his hero) was itself a political gesture winning the film an Oscar and prohibition after the Soviet invasion in 1968
Dancing lessons for the advanced in age by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
81 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 750 libraries worldwide
A Czech novel written in one long sentence. Its protagonist is an old shoemaker who approaches several women on a beach and proceeds to regale them with stories from his life, some wise, some funny, some wicked. By the author of Closely Watched Trains
Czech and Slovak short stories; selected, translated, and with an introduction by Jeanne W. Nemcová by Jeanne Němcová( Book )
1 edition published in 1967 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
The little town where time stood still ; and, Cutting it short by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
50 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 439 libraries worldwide
"In the 1930s Europe is tangoing to the tune of a new age, but in rural Czechoslovakia golden-haired Maryska dances to a rhythm all her own. Not even her husband, Francin the brewery manager, can control her as Maryska shocks the populace with her scandalous behavior, and incurs the disapproval of a sheltered little town that is blissfully unaware of the cataclysmic world events that are about to engulf it. As World War II draws to a close, Maryska and her neighbors appear to have survived unscathed, but the new Communist political order creates tensions that tear through the social fabric in previously unimaginable ways. The Little Town Where Time Stood Still is Bohumil Hrabal's poignant, hilarious evocation of the passing of an era and the sweetness of love, lust, and life"--
The death of Mr. Baltisberger by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
10 editions published between 1966 and 1990 in English and held by 315 libraries worldwide
Harlequin's millions : a fairy tale by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 273 libraries worldwide
"By the writer whom Milan Kundera called Czechoslovakia's greatest contemporary writer comes a novel (now in English for the first time) peopled with eccentric, unforgettable inhabitants of a home for the elderly who reminisce about their lives and their changing country. Written with a keen eye for the absurd and sprinkled with dialogue that captures the poignancy of the everyday, this novel allows us into the mind of an elderly woman coming to terms with the passing of time. --
Les palabreurs : nouvelles by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
53 editions published between 1964 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 231 libraries worldwide
Dvanáct povídek z rozmanitých prostředí a vzpomínkami prolínajících přítomnost s minulostí. Jsou namířeny k oslnění čtenáře kupením protikladných situací, nálad a překvapivým střídáním namnoze groteskně vystupňovaných dějů
Postřižiny by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
58 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 224 libraries worldwide
La voix de Maryska, la narratrice et aussi la mère de l'auteur, restitue une petite ville de Bohême du début des années 1920 : la brasserie voisine, la malterie, le germoir ... Et surtout le couple mal assorti que forment Maryska et Francin
Inzerát na dům, ve kterém už nechci bydlet by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
57 editions published between 1965 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Knížka sedmi povídek (Kafkárna, Divní lidé, Anděl, Ingot a ingoti, Zrada zrcadel, Prokopnutý buben, Krásná Poldi), o níž říká autor sám, že "je konstatováním jisté situace, která se nazývá "obdobím kultu osobnosti" "
Skřivánci na niti = Larks on a string by Jiří Menzel( visu )
17 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 151 libraries worldwide
"Mitte der 50er Jahre. Der Schrottplatz eines Hüttenkombinats bei Kladno dient als Umerziehungslager für "bourgeoise Elemente" und Feinde des Systems. Die einstigen Werte - vom Christus am Kreuz bis zur Schreibmaschine - werden zu Maschinen für den sozialistischen Aufbau umgeschmolzen. [...] Ein zwischen poetischer Gestaltung, überzeugender humaner Parteinahme und folkloristischen Momenten angelegtes filmisches Meisterwerk, das mit subtil-subversivem Humor die Fassaden von Politik und Ideologie durchlöchert. Virtuos verbinden sich bissige politische Kommentare mit warmherziger Sympathie für die Menschen." []
Cutting it short ; and, the little town where time stood still by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2015 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Set in a small town in Bohemia between the two world wars, these two narratives are evocations of the passing of an age, and its effects upon a close-knit community. From the flamboyant and unpredictable Maryska, who scandalizes the town when she cuts her golden hair short, to the eccentric Uncle Pepin, who always has to have a ready supply of furniture to smash when he's angry, the author has created a range of enchanting and memorable characters
Gaps : a novel by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
43 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 131 libraries worldwide
Moi qui ai servi le roi d'Angleterre by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
25 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 120 libraries worldwide
Svatby v domě by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 112 libraries worldwide
Vita nuova : a novel by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
32 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 84 libraries worldwide
Perlička na dně by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
29 editions published between 1963 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 70 libraries worldwide
Kniha povídek, literární prvotina autora, jenž prošel řadou zaměstnání. Čtenáře uvádí do méně známých anebo nově viděných životních a pracovních prostředí a dává mu zažít "radost z ohromující události objevení perly na dně
Total fears : letters to Dubenka by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
14 editions published between 1995 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 64 libraries worldwide
"Bohumil Hrabal was born 1914 in Brno, Moravia. At the beginning of 1989, after a long literary silence, Hrabal again began to write regularly - this time short individual texts. He considered these his "lyrical reportage" and gave them the form of letters addressed to Dubenka (April Gifford), the muse of his later years. In these letters, spanning the period from 1989 to 1992, Hrabal provides something akin to memoir in a humorous and often moving tumult of free association. He died in 1997 in Prague."--BOOK JACKET
Kouzelná flétna by Bohumil Hrabal( Book )
14 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in 4 languages and held by 57 libraries worldwide
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Bohumil Hrabal cseh író
Bohumil Hrabal czech bookwriter and writer
Bohumil Hrabal czeski pisarz
Bohumil Hrabal écrivain tchèque
Bohumil Hrabal scrittore ceco
Bohumil Hrabal tjeckisk författare
Bohumil Hrabal tjekkisk skribent
Bohumil Hrabal tschechischer Schriftsteller
Bohumil Hrabal Tsjechisch schrijver
Bohumil Hrabal tsjekkisk skribent
Bohumils Hrabals
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Furabaru, Bofumiru 1914-1997
Grabal, Bogumil, 1914-1997
Helaba'er 1914-1997
Helaba̕er, Bohumi̕er 1914-1997
Hrabal, .. 1914-1997
Hrabal Bohumil
Hrabalas, Bohumilas 1914-1997
Hrabals, Bohumils 1914-1997
Kilián, Bohumil František 1914-1997
Μπόχουμιλ Χράμπαλ
Багуміл Грабал
Богуміл Грабал
Бохумил Храбал
Грабал, Богумил
Грабал, Богумил 1914-1997
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بهومیل هرابال نویسنده اهل جمهوری چک
بوهومېل هرابال
보후밀 흐라발
흐라발, 보후밀 1914-1997
흐라발, 보흐밀 1914-1997
フラバル, ボフミル
赫拉巴爾 1914-1997
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