Playful and provocative, irreverent and inspiring, Capek is perhaps the best-loved Czech writer of all time. Novelist and playwright, famed for inventing the word 'robot' in his play RUR, Capek was a vital part of the burgeoning artistic scene of Czechoslovakia of the 1920s and 30s. But it is in his journalism - his brief, sparky and delightful columns - that Capek can be found at his most succinct, direct and appealing.This selection of Capek's writing, translated into English for the first time, contains his essential ...

Believe in People: The Essential Karel Capek 2010, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571231621


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