Prague Blues: The Fiction of Josef Skvorecky (Paperback)

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Josef Skvorecky left Czechoslovakia in the wake of the 1968 invasion, and settled in Canada. In the course of the next twenty years, he wrote many novels, and gradually developed a reputation as one of Canada's finest novelists. In 1985 he received the Governor General's Award for Fiction. Prague Blues is Sam Solecki's study of Skvorecky's fiction. Book by book, Solecki investigates the elements of Skvorecky's work, establishing a framework for future critical work.

About the Author


Sam Solecki teaches English at St. Michael's College-the University of Toronto and is a frequent CBC book reviewer and former editor of The Canadian Forum.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781550221107
ISBN-10: 1550221108
Publisher: ECW Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 1990
Pages: 286
Language: English