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24 Aug 2006 00:00 - 25 Aug 2006 00:00

Alexandra Berkova & Magdalena Platzova, Short Stories by Czech women

Two leading Czech women writers, Alexandra Berkova and Magdalena Platzova, will read extracts from Povidky, collection of short stories, in which young women drift through Prague wondering about unplanned pregnancies, a child reflects on the Christian concept of sinfulness, drunken men banter over interminable card games, teenage girls smoke in school toilets, and a woman's salvation comes in the unexpected form of pickled men's buttocks


24.8.2006, 6.30 for 7pm

Embassy of the Czech Republic

26-30 Kensington Palace Gardens

London W8 4QY


Space is limited, booking necessary

RSVP on events.london@embassy.mzv.cz or 020 7229 2911



25.8.2006, 6.30pm

Borders Charing Cross

122 Charing Cross Rd

London WC2H 0JR

Tel.: 0207 379 8877


Admission free, booking not necessary 

For more information click here




The event is supported by Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic





30 Kensington Palace Gardens
W8 4QY London
United Kingdom


From: 24 Aug 2006 00:00
To: 25 Aug 2006 00:00


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