Daylight in Nightclub Inferno by Elena Lappin
Czech Fiction from the Post-Kundera Generation

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The first English-language collection of stories and novel excerpts by the best and most representative younger Czech writers, this volume reveals that, unlike the older generation, these writers have not been disillusioned; their darkness comes not from the disappointment of hopes, but from never having had any. This collection also introduces a new generation of American Czech-into-English translators and contains a few bonus selections from excellent members of the older generation who somehow were passed over.
 

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\Elena Lappin is the author of Foreign Brides: Stories.
 
Published February 1, 1997 by Catbird Press. 324 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. Fiction

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Fragmentation, surrealistic techniques, and social and political alienation dominate such striking pieces as Michal Viewegh's tongue-in-cheek portrayal of an artist whom the world is too much with (from Sightseers), Teresa Bouckova's wonderful novella about a well-meaning young woman's frustrated...

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