Czech

3 x Phil Marlowe

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Raymond Chandler, Třikrát Phil Marlowe, Praha: Odeon, 1967 (Translated by František Jungwirth, Heda Kovályová and Josef Schwarz).

Judging the book by the state of its cover, this copy of a Czech translation of Chandler has definitely found a readership, in over four decades since it was published. The book consists of three Chandler’s masterpieces  : The Big Sleep ; Farewell, My Lovely and The Long Good-Bye (Hluboký spánek –; Sbohem buď, lásko má –; Loučení s Lennoxem) ; It contains an afterword  by Josef Škvorecký.  (With thanks to Marcela Bucova) Continue reading

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The “Smaragd” Mladá Fronta Crime Series

 

WeteringPNG Janwillem van de Wetering,  Masakr v Maine ( The Maine Massacre, 1979), Praha: Mladá fronta, 1985 (Translation Jaroslav Kořán, Illustration Tomáš Bím)

(With thanks to Marcela Poucova, University of Brno)

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