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Kantůrek, Jan 1948-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 133 publications in 1 language and 210 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction  History  Comic books, strips, etc  Satire  Graphic novels  Fantasy fiction, English  Christmas stories  Humorous stories 
Roles: Translator
Classifications: PR6066.R34, 823.914
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Publications about Jan Kantůrek
Publications by Jan Kantůrek
Most widely held works by Jan Kantůrek
Umělí lidé na Marsu by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Czech and held by 4 libraries worldwide
The broken sword by Poul Anderson( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in Czech and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Thor has broken the sword Tyrfing so that it cannot strike at the roots of Yggdrasil, the tree that binds together earth, heaven and hell. But now the mighty sword is needed again to save the elves in their war against the trolls, and only Scafloc, a human child kidnapped and raised by the elves, can hope to persuade Bolverk the ice giant to make Tyrfing whole again. But Scafloc must also confront his shadow self, Valgard the changeling who has taken his place in the world of men
Hogfather by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
As a first step in destroying humanity, evil men in Discworld try to undermine belief in Hogfather by abducting him. The plot is ruined by Death who takes Hogfather's place in his sleigh drawn by pigs. Part parody of Christmas, part meditation on the role of faith
Mistři meče na Marsu by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Book )
1 edition published in 2000 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
300 by Frank Miller( Book )
3 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A graphic novel in which three hundred warriors attempt to stop the army of Persia from taking over the island of Greece
Sourcery : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
When last seen, the singularly inept wizard Rincewind had fallen off the edge of the world. Now, magically, he's turned up again, and this time he's brought the luggage. But once upon a time, there was an eighth son of an eighth son who was a wizard. Then said wizard had seven sons. And then he had an eighth son -- a wizard squared who was a source of magic: a sorcerer
The Carpet people by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Munrungs cross the Carpet to find a new home after their village is destroyed by the powerful and mysterious natural force Fray
The master mind of Mars : and A fighting man of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
In The Mastermind of Mars": On Mars, Earthman Ulysses Paxton is taken in by elderly mad scientist Ras Thavas, who educates him in the ways of Barsoom and bestows on him the Martian name Vad Varo. Ras has perfected techniques of transplanting brains, which he uses to provide rich elderly Martians with youthful new bodies for a profit. Distrustful of his fellow Martians, he trains Paxton as his assistant to perform the same operation on him. But Paxton has fallen in love with Valla Dia, one of Ras' young victims. In "A fighting man of Mars ": Ulysses Paxton tells the tale of Tan Hadron of Hastor, a lowly, poor padwar (a low-ranking officer) who is in love with the beautiful, haughty Sanoma Tora, daughter of Tor Hatan, a minor but rich noble. As he is only a padwar, Sanoma spurns him. Then Sanoma Tora is kidnapped, and Tan Hadron sets out to rescue her
Johnny and the bomb by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Thirteen-year-old Johnny Maxwell acquires the neighborhood homeless woman's shopping cart when she is injured and discovers that its contents have the ability to send him back in time from 1996 to 1941 England
Interesting times : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
A fantasy featuring the wizard Rincewind on a mission to an empire undergoing a cultural revolution reminiscent of the one in China. The novel's title is a play on the Chinese curse, "May you live in interesting times." By the author of Men at Arms
Men at arms : a novel of discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Affirmative action in fantasy land, starring Captain Vimes of the Ankh-Morpork city police. He investigates a series of murders, while having to put up with a new hiring policy. Police can no longer discriminate against trolls, dwarfs, or female werewolves
Small gods : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Brutha, a simple man leading a quiet life tending his garden, finds his life irrevocably changed when his god, speaking to him through a tortoise, sends him on a mission of peace
Equal rites : a Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett( Book )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Terry Pratchett's profoundly irreverent novels, consistent number one bestsellers in England, have garnered him a revered position in the halls of parody along with Mark Twain, Kurt Vonnegut, Douglas Adams, and Carl Hiaasen. In Equal Rites, a dying wizard tries to pass on his powers to an eighth son of an eighth son, who is just at that moment being born. The fact that the son is actually a daughter is discovered just a little too late
Conan by Robert E Howard( Book )
2 editions published between 1991 and 1994 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Entre le moment où l'Atlantide fut engloutie par les mers et l'ascension des fils d'Aryas, il fut un âge d'or. Alors surgit Conan. Dans ses veines coulait le sang de l'Atlantide. Il avait la vivacité et la ruse du bûcheron, la poigne de fer du montagnard, le physique herculéen et maniait en connaisseur le couteau, la hache et l'épée. Qui aurait pu vaincre ce barbare ?
A fighting man of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Czech and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Ulysses Paxton tells the tale of Tan Hadron of Hastor, a lowly, poor padwar (a low-ranking officer) who is in love with the beautiful, haughty Sanoma Tora, daughter of Tor Hatan, a minor but rich noble. As he is only a padwar, Sanoma spurns him. Then Sanoma Tora is kidnapped, and Tan Hadron sets out to rescue her
The last continent : a discworld novel by Terry Pratchett( Book )
1 edition published in 1999 in Czech and held by 2 libraries worldwide
This is the Discworld's last continent, a completely separate creation. Who is this hero striding across the red desert? Champion sheep shearer, horse rider, road warrior, beer drinker, & bush ranger, whose luggage follows him on little legs, who's about to change history by preventing a swagman stealing a jumbuc by a billabong? Yes...all this place has between itself & wind-blown doom is Rincewind, the inept wizard
The truth : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
1 edition published in 2002 in Czech and held by 2 libraries worldwide
William de Worde starts an upper crust newsletter on Ankh-Morpork that soon has him in a war with a rival paper and investigating the case against the Patrician himself
Wyrd sisters : a novel of Discworld by Terry Pratchett( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in Czech and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The Ramtops are suffering from a situation strangely reminiscent of Shakespeare's "Scottish play." Can Granny Weatherwax, Nanny Ogg and young witch Magrat set the kingdom to rights before the usurper banishes all witches?
The Sackett brand by Louis L'Amour( Book )
1 edition published in 1997 in Czech and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Van Allen was a strong, arrogant man who rode roughshod over anything that got in his way. Brutal and uncaring with women, he suddenly found himself guilty of an ugly murder and in a panic, tried to cover it up and destroy the evidence. Tell Sackett was a part of that evidence, but he was not going to be easy to get rid of. Allen murdered Tell's wife, Angie, while he was away. When he returned, one of Allen's men shot him and left him for dead. Despite the severity of his wounds, Tell survived. Meanwhile, the word got out that a Sackett was in trouble. When his relatives learned of his predicament, they dropped what they were doing, loaded their guns, and rode to his aid. They included his brother, Orrin, his cousins, Nolen, Parmalee, Flagon, and Galloway. Even his cousin Lando's father, Falcon, raced to join the party, and Tell's old partner, Cap Rountree, was not far behind. Tell outwitted the forty men Allen hired to run him down. When the other Sacketts descended on them like a swarm of angry hornets, Allen found himself alone and is unrepentant to the end
Maskerade : a novel of Discworld series by Terry Pratchett( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in Czech and held by 2 libraries worldwide
There are strange goings-on at the Opera House in Ankh-Morpork. A ghost in a white mask is murdering, well, quite a lot of people, and two witches (it really isn't wise to call them "meddling, interfering old baggages"), or perhaps three, take a hand in unraveling the mystery
 
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Jan Kantůrek Czech translator
Kanturek
Languages
Czech (32)
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