For Czech readers, the popular British author Simon Maurer baptizes his latest novel in Prague Prague spring. In the Dobrovski bookstore on Wenceslas Square, the book of the violent events of 1968 will also be signed by interested parties.
Mawer Prague spring enjoys favorable reviews in the UK. The optimism of 1968 and its sudden end after the invasion of the Warsaw Pact troops point to the author with the eyes of the British trio, who are in a turbulent period in Prague. The Czech publisher characterizes the book as a clever, compelling and sensual novel that confirms that Maur is one of the most talented contemporary writers of historical spy fiction.
Maver deals with Czech spheres in several of his books. His novel Glass room inspired by the turmoil of the famous Tugendhat Villa in Brno, he won the 2009 Finalist Award, a prestigious award for Anglo-American Literature. In the spring of 2019, the film should be premiered by director Julius Sevchik, who also publishes in Czech.
In the Czech environment, besides Glass room and Prague spring is also the story of the earlier novel by Maurer The Mandel Dwarf, He tells the story of the founder of modern genetics, the priest and the abbey of the Augustinian monastery Johan Gregor Mendel. He became more familiar with his character during his first visit to the Czech Republic more than two decades ago; Czech readers then ride repeatedly. also The Mandel Dwarf was nominated for the Man Book Award.
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