Mara is a translator. In her Greenwich Village apartment she successfully renders her native Czech into best-selling English, until one fine night she notices alarming similarities between her own Prague childhood and a "brilliant novel" by a rising young star of Czech literature. Making contact with the author, Mara realizes that he had been the protege -- perhaps the lover -- of her now dead novelist mother. She threatens to reveal his plagiarism of her past and her mother's papers and is soon caught up in a cycle of ...

Fat Skeletons 1994, Serif Publishing, London, England

ISBN-13: 9781897959022

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