0

Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

We are open! For operations and delivery updates due to COVID-19. (click here)

Description - Closely Watched Trains by Bohumil Hrabal

A classic of postwar literature, a small masterpiece of humour, humanity and heroism from one of the best Czech writers
For twenty-two-year-old Milos, bumbling apprentice at a sleepy Czech railway station, life is full of worries- his burdensome virginity, his love for the pretty conductor Masha, the scandalous goings-on in the station master's office. Beside them, the part he will come to play against the occupying Germans seems a simple affair, in Bohumil Hrabal's touching, absurd masterpiece of humour, humanity and heroism.
Closely Watched Trains, which became the award-winning Jiri Menzel film of the 'Prague Spring', is a masterpiece that fully justifies Hrabal's reputation as one of the best Czech writers of the twentieth century.

Buy Closely Watched Trains by Bohumil Hrabal from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780241290224
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 5mm)
Pages: 96
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Publish Date: 30-Mar-2017
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - Closely Watched Trains by Bohumil Hrabal

Book Reviews - Closely Watched Trains by Bohumil Hrabal

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Closely Watched Trains book by Bohumil Hrabal and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)


A Preview for this title is currently not available.

Books By Bohumil Hrabal

Why I Write?: The Early Prose from 1945 to 1952 by Bohumil Hrabal
Hardback, December 2019
$45.24 $50.27
All My Cats by Bohumil Hrabal
Hardback, November 2019
$20.69 $22.99
Harlequin's Millions by Bohumil Hrabal
Paperback / softback, March 2012
$26.99 $29.99