A multifaceted work that mixes and mashes together a variety of genres and styles to create a heady concoction of crime story, horror story, ecological revenge fantasy, and Siberian shamanism.
Hats off for this intelligently written and elaborate book, bringing together ten well-chosen texts which undoubtedly deserve to be called short stories. In it Marek Šindelka demonstrates that this prose form does not have to be – as many writers mistakenly believe – only a skilfully related record of an entertaining anecdote from life, but also a distinctive form of literary thinking and a linguistically refined testimony.
The residencies are for foreign writers, translators, critics and literary scholars.
Minister of Culture, Daniel Herman, signed the agreement confirming the Czech Republic as the guest of honour.
The award aims to put the spotlight on European contemporary fiction.
The English-German publication features 40 Czech books from 2016.
The prestigious Czech literary award has announced its nominations for 2017.
The Ministry has allocated more than €210,000 for 90 translations of Czech literature.
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