From an internationally acclaimed Czech writer comes a shrewd, humane, and poignant novel, set in Prague before the Velvet Revolution, whose perceptions about love, conscience, and betrayal cut to the bone of life in both totalitarian and democratic societies. "A chilling story from the underground."–The New York Times.
About Ivan Klima
Ivan Klíma is an award-winning novelist, playwright, and essayist whose work was long suppressed under Communism.