fiction reflective slow-paced

112 pages

Description

Hant rescues books from the jaws of his compacting press and carries them home. Hrabal, whom Milan Kundera calls "our very best writer today," celebrates the power and the indestructibility of the written word. Translated by Michael Henry Heim.
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Community Reviews

summary of 202 ratings (see reviews)

Moods

reflective 88%
dark 55%
sad 55%
emotional 44%
funny 33%
challenging 22%
inspiring 22%
adventurous 11%
informative 11%
lighthearted 11%
tense 11%

Pace

medium 62%
slow 37%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 60% | No: 20% | Yes: 20%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 50% | It's complicated: 33% | No: 16%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 83% | It's complicated: 16%

Average rating

4.13