From an internationally acclaimed Czech writer comes a shrewd, humane, and poignant novel, set in Prague before the Velvet Revolution, whose perceptions about love, conscience, and betrayal cut to the bone of life in both totalitarian and democratic societies.
“A chilling story from the underground.”
—The New York Times.
Information about the original Czech edition
Other selected published translations (2)
Amour et ordures French
Amor y basura Spanish