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Too Loud a Solitude

Too Loud a Solitude
Author: Bohumil Hrabal
ISBN 13: 9780156904582
ISBN 10: 156904586
Edition: 1
Publisher: Mariner Books
Publication Date: 1992-04-27
Format: Paperback
Pages: 112
List Price: $11.00

Hantá 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.

Publishers Weekly

Czechoslovakian author Hrabal ( I Served the King of England ) pens an absorbing fable about a man who educates himself with the discarded printed matter he collects. (Mar.)