Ivan Klíma

My Golden Trades

Trans. Paul Wilson
My Golden Trades
Penguin Books, 1993, 288 pp
Language: English
Genre: Prose
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One of the last artistic expressions of life under communism, this novel captures the atmosphere in Prague between 1983 and 1987, where a dance could be broken up by the secret police, a traffic offence could lead to surveillance and where contraband books were the currency of the underworld.

Information about the original Czech edition

Moje zlatá řemesla

Language: English
Publisher: Penguin Books
Year: 1993
Pages: 288
Genre: Prose