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PRAGUE ... Written in the form of a memoir, this playful social satire follows the rise and fall of a diminutive Czech waiter while mirroring the political turmoil of recent Czech
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Bohumil Hrabal, I served the King of England
Bohumil Hrabal, I served the King of England
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 Chronicles the experiences of Ditie, who rises from busboy to hotel owner in World War II Prague, and whose life is shaped by the fate of his country before, during, and after the conflict.
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Books, World War Ii, Czech Republic, Nazis, Eastern European Fiction, History Of Central Europe, Communists, Social Satire


ISBN-10: 081121687X (pbk.)
ISBN-13: 9780811216876 (pbk.)
Author: Bohumil Hrabal
Genre: Fiction
Publisher: New Directions
Date Published: May 31, 2007
Format: Original title: Obsluhoval jsem anglického krále. Translated from the Czech by Paul Wilson
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