Misiones nocturnas
Misiones nocturnas
Lengua de Trapo, 2007
Language: Spanish
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Spanish edition of Jáchym Topol’s Noční práce.

Description from the Enlgish edition:

One night in 1968, on the eve of the Soviet invasion, 13 year-old Ondra and his younger brother Kamil are bundled into a coach bound for their father’s birthplace, a mountainous, forested village in northern Bohemia. But when they arrive it becomes clear that this escape promises its own perils, and the boys find themselves stranded in a rural community riven with petty suspicion and stained by prejudice, a borderland over which fleeing peoples, victims of genocide, and trigger-happy armies regularly tramp. Growing up in this dark, chaotic landscape, the two boys struggle to make a home for themselves, until a series of unexplained deaths push them to make bold decisions to ensure their survival.

Information about the original Czech edition

Noční práce

Other selected published translations (8)

Missions nocturnes French

Nachtwerk Dutch

Nachtarbeit German

Nocna praca Polish

Lavoro notturno Italian

Nattarbeid Norwegian

Nattarbete Swedish

Nightwork English

Language: Spanish
Title: Misiones nocturnas
Place: Madrid
Publisher: Lengua de Trapo
Year: 2007
Foreign rights