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Kořán, Jaroslav 1940-

Overview
Works: 69 works in 142 publications in 3 languages and 269 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Satire  Psychological fiction  History  Young adult works  Science fiction  Historical fiction  War fiction  Medical fiction 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Photographer, Compiler, Artist, Other, Performer
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
Switch bitch by Roald Dahl( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Czech and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Four cautionary tales for grown-ups, each laced with fun and horrible surprises
Cat's cradle by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
5 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in Czech and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Vědeckofantastický román s prvky kritiky americké demokracie a zahraniční politiky vypráví o hazardní hře diktátora na jednom z ostrovů v Karibském moři, který se zmocnil vynálezu, jímž lze zmrazit vše živé na zeměkouli
Občanské fórum, den první : vznik OF v dokumentech a fotografiích ( Book )
3 editions published in 2009 in Czech and held by 11 libraries worldwide
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Book )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1995 in Czech and held by 10 libraries worldwide
A spectacular, Pultizer Prize-winning novel by a master of comedy, beloved by readers and critics alike. The place is the French Quarter, the characters, denizens of New Orleans's lower depths
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."
Slapstick : or, Lonesome No More! : A Novel by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
4 editions published between 1981 and 2006 in Czech and held by 10 libraries worldwide
This hilarious, wickedly irreverent farce presents an apocalyptic vision seen through the eyes of the current King of Manhattan (and last President of the United States)
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
Amerika v zrcadlech by Jířina Rybáčková( Book )
2 editions published in 1995 in Czech and held by 8 libraries worldwide
The Willys dream kit 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
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Book )
4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in Czech and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Winning a golden ticket allows Charlie to fulfil his dearest wish, to have a specially conducted tour of Mr Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory. But each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket takes advantage of the situation in his own way. Suggested level: primary
One flew over the cuckoo's nest : a novel by Ken Kesey( Book )
5 editions published between 1988 and 2010 in Czech and held by 7 libraries worldwide
An inmate of a mental institution tries to find the freedom and independence denied him in the outside world
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
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
Slaughterhouse-five : or, The children's crusade, a duty-dance with death by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )
3 editions published between 1994 and 2008 in Czech and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Billy Pilgrim serves as a chaplain's assistant in the Second World War, is captured by the Germans, and survives the fire bombing of Dresden to contemplate the human condition
Co jsme to tátovi provedli by Roy Lewis( Book )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Czech and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Přežili jsme v Pacifiku by Dougal Robertson( Book )
2 editions published between 1978 and 1993 in Czech and held by 5 libraries worldwide
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
Jeskynní ptáci by Ted Hughes( Book )
2 editions published in 1986 in Czech and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Jaroslav Kořán Czech translator
Languages
Czech (80)
German (3)
English (1)
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