Others' Paradise: Tales of Old Prague

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Tato kniha byla vydána českým nakladatelstvím Twisted Spoon Press, které sídlí v Praze a vydává díla českých a slovanských autorů v anglickém jazyce. Oficiální anotace nakladatele: Toward the end of his life Leppin wrote: “Prague remains my deepest experience. Its conflict, its mystery, its rat-catcher's beauty have ever provided my poetic efforts with new inspiration and meaning.” Others' Paradise represents one of the most intense expressions of this experience. Beginning with the highly imagistic “The Doors of Life,” the eight stories contained in this volume detail the contours of the lives and visions of a collection of Prague inhabitants, from a prostitute bound to the decay of the old Jewish quarter, to a man caught in the memory of a lost love, and a shoemaker whose knowledge of the world has been constricted to the view from the window of his cellar workroom. Amidst their differing circumstances what these characters share is an intense desire for lasting human contact and the fated disappointment of all such aspirations. Binding their personal histories, woven into their most intimate details, is Prague itself, the city whose nature, mythical and yet all-too-real, gives shape and force to their desires while simultaneously determining their frustrations....celý text

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Paradies der Andern, 1922

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Others' Paradise: Tales of Old Prague

2016 · Twisted Spoon Press


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Paul Leppin
německá, 1878 - 1945
1901  Die Thüren des Lebens
1992  Severinova cesta do temnot
1993  Daniel Ježíš
2007  Blaugast: A Novel of Decline
2016  Others' Paradise: Tales of Old Prague

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