City, sister, silver by JГЎchym Topol Download PDF EPUB FB2
City Sister Silver the real avant-garde thing: a post-modern punk version of T.S. Eliot's "waste land" that literally ends up among the vast detritus of a newly capitalist Prague.
Along the way, it is Dante at the end of the twentieth century: a gradual descent to the lowest level of a /5. Potok, the main character and narrator of City Sister Silver, is an actor in Prague at the time of the fall of communism. He takes the concept of an unreliable narrator to an extreme: more than just unreliable, he is mentally unbalanced and by: 3.
First published inTopol's ambitious, challenging debut, hailed in the Czech Republic as the major novel of the post-communist period, chronicles city life after the Velvet Revolution of City Sister Silver marks a turning point in Czech prose, the point when literary development must finally break away and, after all the fatiguing twists and turns and subtle departures, strike out in a definite direction the novel incorporates the tremendous hum of life and raw materials that has piled up with time, and does so with.
Despite its episodic feel, City Sister Silver isn't about plot. In essence, this is a story *about* telling stories, and the events of the narrative serve to that end.
Topol, a playful mythomaniac and raconteur at heart, embraces the tradition of oral storytelling /5. Find books like City Sister Silver from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked City Sister Silver also liked: The Erasers.
City Sister Silver by Jachym Topol, Alex Zucker (Translator) The ones in the last buses no longer looked like fugitives, foreigners trapped in a foreign city, they were smiling, some even seemed to enjoy it, waving to the crowd.
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The book kicks off soon after “time exploded.” With the Velvet Revolution kicking, City Sister Silver is an account of one silver book response to the new era. It is nearly impossible to summarize the many plot. Get this from a silver book. City, sister, silver.
[Jáchym Topol; Alex Zucker] -- Winner of the Egon Hostovsky Prize as the best Czech book of the year, this epic novel powerfully captures the sense of dislocation that followed the Czechs' newfound freedom in City, Sister.
City, Sister, Silver by Jáchym Topol Winner of the Egon Hostovský Prize as the best Czech book of the year, this epic novel powerfully captures the sense of dislocation that followed the Czechs’ newfound freedom in City Sister Silver is the title of Alex Zucker's English-language translation of the novel Sestra by Czech author Jáchym Topol, published by Catbird Press in The Czech original was described by Czech writer Ivan Klíma as "a first attempt at expressing, in a profound and extremely individual way, the feelings of an entire generation," with the central character Potok.
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