The masterful short stories of Jan Zábrana
Added: June 26, 2012
Jan Šulc, Aleš Palán and Marie Zábranová. Michal Švarc read from the author’s works at an evening to mark the publication of Short Stories (Torst, 2012), a book by the poet and translator Jan Zábrana. The collection contains both previously published pieces and others that were hitherto unknown. The protagonists are mainly young people working at the start of the 1950s in labouring jobs or living on the edge of society. Key is the language, of which Jan Zábrana was a consummate master.