Der Krieg mit den Molchen
Publish date: 1993
Edition language: Deutsch
, Science Fiction
, European Literature
, 20th Century
, Czech Literature
Having run out of Sumo DVDs, and whilst awaiting the beginning of baseball season, we've been watching Wooster and Jeeves videos. One of Wooster's buddies is fanatical about newts. When I discovered that Harold Bloom considered this book to be part of the western literature canon (I discovered this ...
Funniest book, evah (yes, including The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy - for Adams couldn't resist himself and so the joke finally ran dry).Though quite possibly the saddest too.If you could read only one book of fiction in your whole life, this is it.
Ein intensives Buch, das seiner Zeit (1936) weit voraus war: Galt es damals in erster Linie als Kritik am und Warnung vor dem Vormarsch der Nazis, kann man es heute aus unendlich vielen Perspektiven lesen.Aber erst ein paar Worte zur Handlung: Irgendwann in den 1920er Jahren entdeckt der niederländi...
VÁLKA S MLOKY: A RECIPEIt may not be a conventional Czech or Slovakian speciality, but a válka s mloky is an excellent and tasty alternative to the unbearable lightness of being when a metamorphosis into an engineer of the human souls is too loud a solitude.Preparation time: 1936-1937Cooking time: a...
Between the two World Wars, Čapek wrote a biting satire about modern government and society. Told in a series of vignettes, Čapek takes on racism, colonialism, nationalism, capitalism…Unfortunately, there’s no real plot, every one of the characters are loathsome, and the scenario is so disgusting a...
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