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Prague Tales (1878) [Collection]
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Prague Tales ia a collection of Jan Neruda's intimate, wry, and bitter-sweet stories of life among the inhabitants of the Little Quarter of nineteenth-century Prague. These finely tuned and varied vignettes established Neruda as the quintessential Czech realist--considered by many to be the Charles Dickens of nineteenth-century Czechoslovakia. Through Neruda's writings, the reader can fully appreciate Prague's ever increasing awareness of itself as a Czech, rather than an Austrian city.


  • A Week in a Quiet House
  • Mr Rysanek and Mr Schlegel
  • A Beggar Brought to Ruin
  • The Tender Heart of Mrs Rus
  • Evening Chitchat
  • Doctor Spoiler
  • The Water Sprite
  • How Mr Vorel Broke in His Meerschaum
  • The Three Lilies
  • The St Wenceslas Mass
  • How It Came to Pass
  • Written This Year on All Souls' Day
  • Figures

Original title: Povídky malostranské
Original languages: Czech


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionRegional Interest

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Edition #1: Prague Tales

Prague Tales (1993)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Michael Henry Heim
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Prague Tales (1996)

Format: Paperback
Place of publication: Budapest & New York
Publisher: Central European University Press
ISBN: 1858660580
Dimensions: 5.4 x 8.5 x 1.1 in
Pages: 346

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