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Worm-Eaten Time

Pavel Šrut
Trans. Deborah Helen Garfinkle English

Pavel Šrut's Worm-Eaten Time, in an award-winning translation by Deborah H. Garfinkle, introduces the seminal work of one of the most important living Czech poets to an English-speaking audience for the first time. With dark humor and surprising tendernes…

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The concept of cooperation between the real world and the fictional world is actually similar to Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, and The Neverending Story by Michael Ende. However, Šrut has the opposite approach; this independently existing space enters into human reality.
—Milena M. Marešová
Aktuálně.cz
Pavel Šrut
The concept of cooperation between the real world and the fictional world is actually similar to Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll, and The Neverending Story by Michael Ende. However, Šrut has the opposite approach; this independently existing space enters into human reality.
—Milena M. Marešová
Aktuálně.cz
From Hašek to Hrabal…, Czech heretics have given satirical heft to the profane digressions of Bohemian boozers. Emil Hakl, a leading figure on Prague’s post-Soviet literary scene, belongs in their ironic company.
—Boyd Tonkin
The Independent
Brikcius is quite simply a Renaissance man and every inch the intellectual – in the best sense of the word. The essence of his work is summed up by the writer Viktor Šlajchrt in a foreword: ‘Eugen Brikcius’ most authentic creation continued to be his personality, and by extension the story artfully stylized into a legend.’
—Ondřej Bezr
kultura.idnes.cz
Eugen Brikcius
Brikcius is quite simply a Renaissance man and every inch the intellectual – in the best sense of the word. The essence of his work is summed up by the writer Viktor Šlajchrt in a foreword: ‘Eugen Brikcius’ most authentic creation continued to be his personality, and by extension the story artfully stylized into a legend.’
—Ondřej Bezr
kultura.idnes.cz
Stančík simply enjoys himself. His novel is the type of book you want to take everywhere, enthusiastically quoting from it at every opportunity.
—Boris Hokr
Aktualne.cz
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