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Axe, the (1966) [Novel]
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Summary (From the publisher):

In late Sixties Czechoslovakia, communist ideology is failing. A disillusioned middle-aged journalist retreats from the politics of Prague to the Moravian countryside of his youth. There he rediscovers the complex relationship with his dead father, a communist crusader. But when the journalist is accused of disgracing his father and his proletariat background, he realizes that he, too, is a leader--and that the stakes are now reversed.

Original title: Sekyra
Original languages: Czech


Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

Edition #1: The Axe

The Axe (1973)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Marian Sling
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Manifested in:

The Axe (December 1994)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Evanston, IL
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
ISBN: 0810110180
Pages: 223

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