A classic of postwar literature, a small masterpiece of humour, humanity and heroism from one of the best Czech writers For twenty-two-year-old Milos, bumbling apprentice at a sleepy Czech railway station, life is full of worries: his burdensome virginity, his love for the pretty conductor Masha, the scandalous goings-on in the station master's office. Beside them, the part he will come to play against the occupying Germans seems a simple affair, in Bohumil Hrabal's touching, absurd masterpiece of humour, humanity and ...

Closely Watched Trains 2017, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780241290224

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Closely Watched Trains 1995, Northwestern University Press

ISBN-13: 9780810112780

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Closely Watched Trains 1981, Penguin Books, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780140058086

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