Tales from Two Pockets
Capek mystery stories from the 1920s are among the most enjoyable and unusual ever written though only a few have previously appeared in English and then only in poor translations. This new collection - admirably translated from the Czech by Norma Comrada - should introduce a whole new legion of admirers to this leading fiction writer, playwright and columnist whose work includes 'War with the Newts'.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - figre - LibraryThing
When you are out there exploring for new things to read (translate this as "I was in the used book store and stumbled across something different) you often don't know what you are getting into. All I ... Read full review
TALES FROM TWO POCKETSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Newly translated stories by noted Czech author apek (1890- 1938) use the mystery form to explore such issues as fate, mortality, and the nature of justice. Originally published in 1932, the book ... Read full review