"The devil's neatest trick is to persuade us that he doesn't exist."--Giovanni Papini It is a maxim that both rings true in our contemporary world and pervades this tragicomic novel of anxiety and evil set amid the horrors of World War II. As a gay man living in a totalitarian, patriarchal society, noted Czech writer Ladislav Fuks identified with the tragic fate of his Jewish countrymen during the Holocaust. The Cremator arises from that shared experience. Fuks presents a grotesque, dystopian world in which a dutiful ...

The Cremator 2017, Karolinum Press, Charles University

ISBN-13: 9788024632902

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Cremator 1984, Marion Boyars Publishers, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780714528083