Irena Dousková

Irena Dousková born 1964
novelist, short-story writer, poet and playwright
author of bestsellers B. Proudew / Hrdý Budžes and Oněgin Was a Rusky / Oněgin byl Rusák

A master storyteller of attractive tales of human fates and relationships set in both past and present, writing very readable books mostly full of humour. She is a unique and distinctive author who has mastered the art of observation and characterisation; this mastery is seen to greatest effect in her typically apt ironic shortcuts and dialogues. 

In the past couple of years the works of Irena Dousková have been published in five countries (Germany, Bulgaria, Hungary, Poland and Slovenia), and translation is pending in Belarus too.

www.douskova.cz

Selected bibliography

Goldstein Writes to his Daughter / Goldstein píše dceři
B. Proudew / Hrdý Budžes
Someone With a Knife / Někdo s nožem
Doctor Kott Wonders / Doktor Kott přemítá
Why This Night Is Different / Čím se liší tato noc
Onegin was a Rusky / Oněgin byl Rusák
White Elephants / O bílých slonech
Darda / Darda