Prague noir by Pavel Mandys

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  • Czech Detective and mystery stories,
  • Noir fiction,
  • Translations into English,
  • Czech fiction,
  • Fiction

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Statementedited by Pavel Mandys ; translated by Miriam Margala
SeriesAkashic noir series, Akashic noir series
The Physical Object
Pagination269 pages
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26946927M
ISBN 10161775529X
ISBN 109781617755293
LC Control Number2017936120
OCLC/WorldCa974677473

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PAVEL MANDYS is a Czech journalist, book critic, and organizer of the annual Czech book award Magnesia Litera. He is the author of Prague: City of Literature and currently lives in the Prague neighborhood of Smichov.

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