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Largo Desolato: A Play in Seven Scenes
     

Largo Desolato: A Play in Seven Scenes

by Václav Havel, Havel, Tom Stoppard (Translator)
 

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Professor Leopold Nettles, the “hero” of Largo Desolato, is the author of a book that contains a troublesome paragraph laying him open to arrest on charges of “disturbing the intellectual peace.” Pressed by the government to recant, Nettles is tor­tured—by internal demons as well as external ones. Vaclav Havel has created a vivid

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Professor Leopold Nettles, the “hero” of Largo Desolato, is the author of a book that contains a troublesome paragraph laying him open to arrest on charges of “disturbing the intellectual peace.” Pressed by the government to recant, Nettles is tor­tured—by internal demons as well as external ones. Vaclav Havel has created a vivid and terrifying portrait of the writer in the totalitarian state that is as real and immediate as today’s headlines.

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ISBN-13:
9780802151636
Publisher:
Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1994
Series:
Havel, Vaclav
Pages:
56
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.29(d)

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