Josef Škvorecký

The Engineer of Human Souls

Trans. Andrzej S. Jagodziňski
Przypadki inzyniera ludzkich dusz
Przypadki inzyniera ludzkich dusz
Dowody na Istnienie, 2017, 733 pp
Language: Polish
Genre: Literary fiction
ISBN: 9788394725419
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The Engineer of Human Souls is a labyrinthine comic novel that investigates the journey and plight of novelist Danny Smiricky, a Czech immigrant to Canada. As the novel begins, he is a professor of American literature at a college in Toronto. Out of touch with his young students, and hounded by the Czech secret police, Danny is let loose to roam between past and present, adopting whatever identity that he chooses or has been imposed upon him by History.

Language: Polish
Title: Przypadki inzyniera ludzkich dusz
Publisher: Dowody na Istnienie
Year: 2017
Pages: 733
Genre: Literary fiction