The fates of individuals clash with totalitarian power in these vibrant stories full of triumphs and defeats, grand heroic deeds, human failings and acceptance.
‘The Fifth Dimension’ is a weighty and at times challenging read, its themes nothing less than life, death, the universe and love. It’s absorbing, haunting and intellectually engaging throughout, with a gut-punch denouement.
The Financial Times
What characterizes the poetry of Ivan Wernisch most aptly is perhaps its unreliability. The author dons all sorts of masks – playful, wistful, deceptive, earthy, deferential, derisive. However, this unreliability is also connected with uncertainty and a lack of culmination, thanks to which the collection is open, attracts repeat reading and awakens a desire to let oneself be carried up once again to the heights of Wernisch’s poems and jump, even in the knowledge that someone might maliciously cut the cord of one’s parachute again.
The film about frenzied illegal prospectors for the mineral moldavite premiered on 8th September.
The freely available e-book contains 10 stories by some of the best Czech sci-fi and fantasy authors.
The jury of the prestigious award will select the winner at the beginning of November.
The Czech authors will be speaking at events on 18th September.
Since receiving the title of UNESCO Creative City of Literature, Prague offers 6 residencies every year for authors and translators.
More than 130 contestants from 12 countries entered the competition for beginner translators.
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