Polish edition of Lord Mord. From Miloš Urban, author of international bestseller The Seven Churches, comes a new thriller. Hapsburg Prague at the end of the nineteenth century seethes with tension between Czechs seeking independence and the German-speak…
With Scandanavian novels being in vogue, the detective genre in the Czech Republic has undergone a renaissance after many lean years, and we’re beginning to discover authors who can at least match the global average. This can also be said about Urban’s contribution: She Came from the Sea is a novel written by a fairly steady hand, it is sufficiently engaging and at the same time believable.
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.’
The catalogue is published every year by the Internationale Jugendbibliothek in Munich.
Šrut (b. 1940) is an author of prose, poetry and books for children.
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The deadline for grant applications is on 15 November 2015.
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