Klima, a celebrated jazz trumpeter, receives a phone call announcing that a young nurse with whom he spent a brief night at a fertility spa is pregnant. She has decided he is the father. And so begins a comedy which, during five madcap days, unfolds with ever-increasing speed. Klima's beautiful, jealous wife, the nurse's equally jealous boyfriend, a fanatical gynaecologist, a rich American, at once Don Juan and saint, and an elderly political prisoner who, just before his emigration, is holding a farewell party at the spa ...

Farewell Waltz 1998, Harper Perennial, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060997007

Trade paperback

Farewell Waltz 1998, Faber & Faber, London

ISBN-13: 9780571194711


Mass-market paperback