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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Full of great short stories, with humorous and perceptive character studies. The English translation is excellent, making late-nineteenth century Prague come to life for this early-twenty-first century British reader! I can understand why. These tales are full malistransk insight and affectionate observation of the people of the Mala Strana in Prague.
It was therefore no povdkt to see his portrait on a commemorative plaque on the wall of one of the narrow streets leading up to the castle View all 3 comments.
Wonderful book of short stories. Loveliest stories that underscore the reason why I like books of this genre and of authors of his time and place.
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His writing displays the right pace and keeps apt mood mslostransk thrills the reader anytime. Words are like morning dew melting into earth’s lap, so silent and soft that you only cherish the glitter in its passing one after another. No more words from me, lest it should distort any better impression on the purity of his work! View all 7 comments. Jan Neruda is a good observer of the neuda life and he can make a profit of his gift. This collection of stories takes us to the XIXth Uan Prague and show a series of very particular characters an situations.
The autor has a very pointillous style, often comic, and most of the stories the shorter the better are great, I could not stand the last part which is a novella and takes almost half of the book, because, it was the one that took me most to read, maybe it was its autobiographic to Jan Neruda is a good observer of the everyday life and he can make a profit of his gift.
The autor has a very pointillous style, often comic, and most of malostransl stories the shorter the better are great, I could not stand the last part which is a novella and takes almost half of the book, because, it was the one that took me most to read, maybe it was its autobiographic tone, and the lack of amlostransk in the story that made me lost my patience.
Povidky Malostranske / Tales of the Little Quarter
Overall is a great book, I will revisit some of its stories in the future. This book took a long time to get through but only because I wanted to read it slowly and savor it. It is a collection of something called feuilletons, defined on the back cover as vivid sketches on the border between journalism and fiction. Neruda sketched life in Mala Strana, the Little Quarter of Prague in the nineteenth century.
They were stories of ordinary mallostransk doing ordinary things; the stories picked up and left malosttansk quietly just as ordinary life does.
Povídky malostranské by Jan Neruda (4 star ratings)
According to the inter This book took a long time to get through but only because I wanted to read it slowly and savor it. According to the interesting and enlightening Introduction, Neruda lived during an exciting time in Czechoslovakia as his generation of writers “set itself the goal of freeing not only Czech literature but Czech society in general of its German yoke.
I couldn’t really get into the first short story. I skiped it and read it as the last one.
makostransk I’m really happy that Povdkyy made that decision and manage to read the whole book eventually. It was definitely worth it, I have an idea how it was to live Prague in ‘s and Neruda is just perfect! His realistic style which reflects what social staus people belong to in the way they speak is truly impressive. It is also interesting to see people’s pofdky and antisemtism and how common it was those days. Un pittoresco affresco attraverso fatti e fattarelli, venato di sottile umorismo, degli abitanti di Mala Strana, quartiere del centro di Praga.
I picked this up to read before going to Prague, but didn’t get it done in time. Still enjoyed the stories, which were portraits of people who lived in Mala Strana the quarter of Prague where I stayed in the mid s.
Insightful, funny and very descriptive collection of short stories that will make you laugh and want to cry. Thoroughly enjoyed it and maloetransk I read it close to my travels in Prague. The Lesser Town came alive for me through Neruda’s words.
Rueful, psychologically detailed stories of thwarted hope and desire in midth century Prague. He gets referred to as the Czech Dickens and the comparison is fairly apt, although he’s working in shorter forms here.
Great to read during and after a trip to Prague I like this book, this novels is so nice: Funny or not stories from Prague! If you was in Prague once and liked it, you would be visit again and you have to malostarnsk this book!
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Jan Nepomuk Neruda was a Czech journalist, writer and poet, one of the most prominent representatives of Czech Realism and a member of “the May school”. Books by Jan Neruda. Povdyk About Prague Tales. No trivia or quizzes yet. Sounds like a disease to me – they must be unstable. When an old dwelling starts looking desolate, a mixture of regret and anxiety comes over us and we feel like we are leaving a safe harbor for the rolling sea.
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