All’s Well, in the End

Irena Dousková

Irena Dousková: All’s Well, in the End

Original title: Konec dobrý


Genre: short stories


Publisher:

Druhé město, 2021


ISBN: 978-80-7227-870-1


Pages: 148

Summary


The 1968 Soviet occupation of Czechoslovakia, the funeral of Václav Havel, and the Covid-ridden present provide a rainbow-like historical backdrop for these nine intimate, grotesque, melancholy short stories. Although life often resembles farce, just occasionally a flash of something transcendental lights up the narrative. But is it truly there? For how could it be if “we dreamed it all, and nothing will remain but the dream”?  

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