Bookseller: , California, United States. Do vašeho zařízení ukládáme také cookies třetích stran. First Edition In collecting, the first edition is the earliest published form of a book. It was only as he approached adulthood that he became interested in the law as a career pursuit. Nabídky přizpůsobujeme podle vašich předchozích objednávek.
In actuality I give this 3. Possible ex library copy, thatâll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. There is no question that the Czech people have a true love for liturature. After the war, the new Soviet regime imposed a new kind of tyranny on the Czech people, and a new view of the law as a social framework. First edition hard back binding in publisher's original blue cloth covers, gilt lettering to the spine.
The world is turning topsy-turvey for him. A fine condition book closely approaches As New condition, but may lack the crispne. A book with obvious wear. With liberation came the rise of the Czech Communist regime, and the replacement of tyranny with proxy control of the inter-war Czech democratic experiment. . I liked the plot described here, not as interested in some others.
Bookseller: , California, United States New York. Bubble wrapped and shipped promptly in a box. In one of the citys working-class districts, a landlady and her granddaughter have been found gassed. Bookseller: , Connecticut, United States Knopf, 1993-04-06. He had been unaware that both his parents had Jew Ivan Klíma born 14 September 1931, Prague, born as Ivan Kauders is a Czech novelist and playwright. Children were quartered with their mothers, where he was exposed to a rich verbal culture of song and anecdote. Earnest, but slow and unrelieved.
The cloth is stretched ove. The spine usually faces outward when a book is placed on a shelf. Well worth a try, if you can find it! As a test of his allegiance to the current regime, he is assigned to a murder case, where the plaintiff, Karel Kozlik, is accused of the murder of his old landlady and of her young niece who was visiting her at the time. My word I stand astounded! I wish this was a book I could find and have in my shelves. Meanwhile, Adam has slowly been elevated to a judgeship, but is under constant scrutiny by the ruling powers because of his free-thinking on the law and other social issues.
This story is in the true tradition of all great writers and is a dark reflection into the human soul remenissant of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Albert Camus or Franz Kafka. This is an excellent novel by this Czech author about the dilemma facing Adam Kindl, a judge in Russian dominated Czechoslovakia. The case has stirred up a lot of interest among the people, and the ruling party expects that Koslik will be sentenced to hanging. Judge on Trial is a compelling read about a troubled individual who is forced to make a choice between doing what is morally right and what would save his own career. I wish this was a book I could find and have in my shelves. Ivan Klíma May 2009 Born Ivan Kauders 1931-09-14 14 September 1931 age 87 , , now Occupation writer, playwright, professor at Alma mater The Faculty of Arts of Relatives father Signature Website Ivan Klíma born 14 September 1931 in , as Ivan Kauders is a novelist and playwright.
He was also in the midst of a story-telling community, pressed together under remarkable circumstances where death was ever-present. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. To understand the crises he is experiencing in both his professional and personal life, Adam has to confront his own and his country's past which has been mis-shapen first by Nazism, then Stalinism, the false hope of the Prague Spring and the collaborationist regime that followed. Please inquire for more detailed condition information. This remarkable and unusual background was not the end of the Klíma's introduction to the great historical forces that shaped mid-century Europe.
Náš web zlepšujeme pomocí cookies. The authorities, for unfathomable reasons of their own, have allowed Kindl to continue in his post, though in his uninhibited way he is as compromised by the events of 1968 as are his dissident friends. Translated from the Czech by A. It is this dark background that is the crucible out of which Klíma's written material was shaped: the knowledge of the depths of human cruelty, along with a private need for personal integrity, the struggle of the individual to keep whatever personal values the he lived under were attempting to obliterate. The defendent is presented as disturbed and somewhat pathatic figure.
Very Good In Slightly Worn Dustjacket. While this professional turmoil is going on, Adam has other problems. A book may have more than one first edition in cases. Svůj souhlas můžete odvolat a vybrané cookies odmítnout prostřednictvím linků níže. In November 1941, first his father Vilém Klíma, and then in December, he and his mother and brother were ordered to leave for the concentration camp at Theriesenstadt Terezín , where he was to remain until liberation by the Russian Liberation Army in May, 1945.