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Hrabal's postwar classic about a young man's coming of age in German-occupied Czechoslovakia is among his most beloved and accessible works. Closely Watched Trains is the subtle and poetic portrait of Milos Hrma, a timid young railroad apprentice who insulates himself with fantasy against a reality filled with cruelty and grief. Day after day as he watches trains fly by, he torments himself with the suspicion that he himself is being watched and with fears of impotency. Hrma finally affirms his manhood and, with a sense of peace and purpose he has never known before, heroically confronts a trainload of Nazis.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780810112780
Translator:
Pargeter, Edith
Foreword:
Skvorecky, Josef
Foreword by:
Skvorecky, Josef
Foreword:
Skvorecky, Josef
Author:
Hrabal, Bohumil
Author:
Pargeter, Edith
Publisher:
Northwestern University Press
Location:
Evanston, Ill. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
World war, 1939-1945
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Bildungsromans
Subject:
Bildungsromane.
Subject:
Czechoslovakia History 1938-1945.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Edition Number:
Translated
Edition Description:
Translated
Series:
European Classics
Series Volume:
v. 15
Publication Date:
19950331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
85
Dimensions:
7.75 x 5.13 x 0.3 in

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