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The swell season : a text on the most important things in life

Author: Josef Škvorecký
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus, 1983.
Series: Chatto fiction
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Danny Smiricky's normal adolescent preoccupation with girls and his passion for jazz are overshadowed by Nazi terrorism in 1940's Czechoslovakia.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Josef Škvorecký
ISBN: 0701126736 9780701126735 070113917X 9780701139179
OCLC Number: 10076822
Language Note: Translation of: Prima sezóna.
Notes: Translation of: Prima sezóna.
Description: 226 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: The swell season begins: a winter's tale --
The swell season picks up: oh, Maytime witch! --
The swell season falters: Charleston in a cage --
The swell season reaches a peak: a view from the tower --
The swell season changes course: a family hotel --
The swell season comes to an end: sad autumn blues.
Series Title: Chatto fiction
Responsibility: Josef Skvorecky ; translated from the Czech by Paul Wilson.

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Six tales in which Skvorecky traces the libidinous ardours of a youngster growing up in wartime Czechoslovakia.  Read more...

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