Whom Foxes Drink Up

Lidmila Kábrtová

Lidmila Kábrtová: Whom Foxes Drink Up

Original title: Koho vypijou lišky

Genre: novella


Host 2013

ISBN: 978-80-7294-890-1

Pages: 200


Débutante Lidmila Kábrtová has come up with an original work of prose in which every word counts. In order to say everything important, are fifty words a lot or a little?


Little El lives in 1970s Czechoslovakia. The violence in her parents’ relationship is a part of her childhood that marks but holds no surprises for her. Each chapter comprises fifty words exactly, is a self-contained story, and places another stone in the mosaic of the book as a whole.

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