The Death of Mr. Baltisberger

The Death of Mr. Baltisberger


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810127012
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 11/30/2010
Series: Northwestern World Classics Series
Pages: 216
Sales rank: 845,573
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Bohumil Hrabal (1914-97) is considered one of the greatest Czech novelists of the twentieth century. He won international acclaim for the novels Closely Watched Trains, I Served the King of England, and Too Loud a Solitude.

Michael Henry Heim is a professor of Slavic languages and literatures at UCLA. He is the translator of books by Bohumil Hrabal, Milan Kundera, Günter Grass, Anton Chekhov, Danilo Kiš, Karel Capek, and others.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Daniel S. Miritz
Author's Preface, "Handbook for the Apprentice Palaverer"

Angel Eyes
A Dull Afternoon
Evening Course
The Funeral
The Notary
At the Sign of the Greentree
Diamond Eye
A Prague Nativity
Little Eman
The Death of Mr. Baltisberger
The World Cafeteria
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