Prague-born Karel Michal (1932 84) lived a significant part of his adult life under Czechoslovakia s oppressive communist regime. Prevented from studying at the university as a young man, he fruitlessly cycled through a number of professions before finally turning to writing in the early 1960s. Michal s works which include detective fiction, historical novels, short stories, and screenplays offer a Kafkaesque perspective on the mechanism of the absurd and argue for substantial reinterpretation of the concept of ordinary ...

Everyday Spooks 2008, Karolinum Press, Charles University

ISBN-13: 9788024614946