Smorgasbords or: What We´re Like

Michal Viewegh

Michal Viewegh: Smorgasbords or: What We´re Like

Original title: Švédské stoly aneb Jací jsme


Petrov 2000

ISBN: 80-7227-080-X

Pages: 168


Viewegh's skill at writing supple dialogue and providing precise observations and pungent punch-lines is at its most evident in this book. It is a selection of newspaper columns from 1994-5 and 1999-2000, in which he comments with humour, sometimes with sarcasm, on the world of politics, the gutter press, and commercial television.


Over 30,000 copies sold in the Czech Republic alone.


"Viewegh’s newspaper columns are concentrated doses of his skilled use of dialogue, wit and sarcasm and give full rein to his unrivalled ability to analyse the language of contemporary political figures."  
Josef Chuchma, MF Dnes

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