The Axe

By: Vaculik, Ludvik

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1st printing w/complete number sequence. Czechoslovakian writer's story of "a successful Prague journalist who returns for a visit to his native village in rural Moravia. While there, he encounters the memory of his father, now dead, who had been a lifelong worker for the Communist state." Originally published in 1966 in Czechoslovakia under the title 'Das Beil', and here translated from the Czech by Marian Sling. Grey cloth, red cloth backstrip w/black spine lettering, 223 pages. Lightly tanned edges, mild edgewear, small sticker glue shadow to front end paper, light general wear, in moderately edgeworn dust jacket w/wear/light chipping to corners/spine ends, impressions.

Title: The Axe

Author Name: Vaculik, Ludvik

Categories: Fiction (hardcover),

Edition: 1st US edition

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1973

ISBN Number: 0-06-014486-6

ISBN Number 13: 9780060144869

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Size: Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 015657

Keywords: Ludvik Vaculik, Czechoslovakian writers, Prague, Czechoslovakia, journalist, journalists, Moravia, Communists, Communism, Communist, politics, political philosophy