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Kořán, Jaroslav 1940-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 156 publications in 3 languages and 288 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Satire  Science fiction  Humorous fiction  Satirical literature  Drama  History  Medical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Photographer, Compiler, Performer, Other, Artist
Classifications: PS3572.O5, 813.54
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Publications about Jaroslav Kořán
Publications by Jaroslav Kořán
Most widely held works about Jaroslav Kořán
 
Most widely held works by Jaroslav Kořán
"Hnědá kniha" o procesech s českým undergroundem ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Czech and held by 18 libraries worldwide
The day of the triffids by John Wyndham( Book )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2014 in Czech and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Vědeckofantastický román anglického autora (nar. 1903) považovaného za klasika žánru science fiction. Román uváděný skvělou expozicí o přeletu záhadné komety nad Londýnem, jejíž světlo způsobí všeobecné oslepnutí, je veskutečnosti napínavým příběhem o střetnutí člověka se zajímavou rostlinou - trifidem, rostlinou, která přináší člověku bohaté zdroje obživy, má určitou inteligenci a proti člověku útočí jedovatým smrtonosným žihadlem. Románvznikl v padesátých letech a byl přeložen do více než čtyřiceti jazyků
Občanské fórum, den první : vznik OF v dokumentech a fotografiích ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in Czech and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Cat's cradle by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in Czech and held by 12 libraries worldwide
From the Publisher: Cat's Cradle is Vonnegut's satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet's ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist; a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer; and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny
Milostné rošády by Roald Dahl( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Czech and held by 12 libraries worldwide
The sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Czech and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," gives up his indulgent lifestyle to follow an urgent calling to probe the depths of space. He participates in a Martian invasion of Earth, mates with the wife of an astronaut adrift on the tides of time, and follows the lure of the "Sirens of Titan."
One flew over the cuckoo's nest : a novel by Ken Kesey( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Czech and held by 9 libraries worldwide
An inmate of a mental institution tries to find the freedom and independence denied him in the outside world
Spolčení hlupců by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
5 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in Czech and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Book )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in Czech and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in their own way
Player piano by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in Czech and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Vonnegut's first novel, an unforgiving portrait of an automated and totalitarian future, was published in 1952. An engineer, Paul Proteus, leads a human revolt against the machines which control life--a revolt arranged by the machines themselves to prove the futility of such resistance. Visionary and unrelenting, this is felt by some critics to be Vonnegut's best and most original novel
Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
5 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Czech and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The destruction of Dresden by bombs and a fire storm was a catastrophe that Vonnegut himself witnessed as a prisoner of war and forms the basis of this modern classic
Amerika v zrcadlech by Jířina Rybáčková( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Czech and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Milionovy jeep by Jan Novak( Book )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in Czech and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Een oude jeep vormt de tastbaar geworden vrijheidsdroom van een naar Amerika uitgeweken Tsjechische dichter, professor en frauduleuze bankier
Groteska, aneb, Už nikdy sami! by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
2 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in Czech and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Vědeckofantastický román je koncipován jako absurdní vzpomínky posledního amerického prezidenta, který přežil zpustošení své země. Tématem vyprávění je konfrontace sobectví, omezeného individualismu, odcizených vztahů s
Ve jménu zákona : osm detektivek by Jaroslav Kořán( Book )
3 editions published in 1969 in Czech and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Soubor detektivních povídek, které napsali R. Austin Freeman (Pečetidlo krále Nabukadnezara), H.M. Richardson (Výtečná paměť inspektora Fawseta), G. Robbins (Rozhlasová vražda), A. Christie (Byt ve třetím patře), E. Queen (Duchnad hmotou), P. Cheyney (Smrt na Panhandleský silnici), R. Chandler (Dlouhé čekání), I. Fleming (Vyhlídka na smrt)
Pošťák vždycky zvoní dvakrát ; Pojistka smrti by James M Cain( Book )
3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Czech and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Living theatre by Jaroslav Kořán( Book )
2 editions published in 1982 in Czech and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Co jsme to tátovi provedli by Roy Lewis( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Czech and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Danny, the champion of the world by Roald Dahl( Book )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in Czech and held by 6 libraries worldwide
A young English boy describes his relationship with his father and the special adventure they share together
The great train robbery by Michael Crichton( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in Czech and held by 5 libraries worldwide
In teeming Victorian London, where lavish wealth and appalling poverty live side by side, Edward Pierce charms the most prominent of the well-to-do as he cunningly orchestrates the crime of the century. Who would suspect that a gentleman of breeding could mastermind the daring theft of a fortune in gold? Who could predict the consequences of making the extraordinary robbery aboard the pride of England's industrial era, the mighty steam locomotive? Based on fact, as lively as legend, and studded with all the suspense and style of a modern fiction master, here is a classic caper novel set a decade before the age of dynamite--yet nonetheless explosive
 
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Alternative Names
Jaroslav Kořán Czech translator
Jaroslav Kořán politicus uit Tsjechië
Jaroslav Kořán traducteur tchèque
Languages
Czech (85)
German (3)
English (1)
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