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Prague farewell

Heda KovГЎly

Prague farewell

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Published by Gollancz in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Kovály, Heda.,
  • Prague (Czech Republic) -- Biography.,
  • Czechoslovakia -- Politics and government -- 1945-1992.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHeda Margolius Kovály ; translated from the Czech by Franci Epstein and Helen Epstein with the author.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination224 p. ;
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22184624M
    ISBN 100575042575, 0575042583

    He was living in a caravan on a roadside in Limerick, and - strange, suspicious and awkward - had become the object of curiosity and speculation. Copyright Cahners Business Information. But when I set out to find him, the trail was cold. Page: View: Reflections of Prague is the story of how a Czech Jewish family become embroiled in the most tragic and tumultuous episodes of the twentieth century.

    There, he rented a gate lodge from some people called O'Grady and swam in the local river but then, quite suddenly, moved on again. In rejecting a lover who wanted to marry her, Darvas movingly Prague farewell book, "My fear of losing him was more powerful than my desire for him. I wanted to revert to my origins, to where I started. Wells and many others. He was living in a caravan on a roadside in Limerick, and - strange, suspicious and awkward - had become the object of curiosity and speculation. There was no piece of furniture that didn't belong in a junk shop, but somehow the place was cosy in an Irish cottage way.

    It was very difficult to contact him. It was very funny. Stephen remembers Hogan improvising a wedding bouquet by tearing a sprig of cherry blossom from a tree on the way to the register office. In the following nine months he organized eight trains that carried children, the vast majority of them Jewish, from Czechoslovakia to safety in Britain.


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Her family escaped the Nazi terror in Berlin to resettle in Prague. It was very dark in the day and at night very low-lit. For a while, he had lived a marginal existence in Hounslow and then, in a pattern that would recur, became a lodger in the Hampstead home of Prague farewell book Farrell, a young Irish publisher.

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