This autobiographical novel is a candidly harrowing story of a woman searching for strength to rebuild her life after her foster sons slide into delinquency at the onset of puberty.
Boučková stops each of her characters in front of the abyss of pathos and heart-rending cries, she leaves them to sober up from the first, deepest cut of sadness and throws them into another life.
The CLC received 124 applications from 35 countries.
Alex Zucker’s English translation of Hůlová’s fourth novel will be published in November.
Underpass.co is an online journal for modern literature in translation.
The Czech Ministry of Culture now offers grants for copyright costs, printing, design, promotion and excerpt translations.
The award honours the best books from US independent publishers.
The annual prize was first awarded in 1983 and is given to Czech authors for an essay of special significance.
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