978-0-88001-090-0 / 9780880010900

The Swell Season: A Text on the Most Important Things in Life


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In the six tales that make up The Swell Season, Josef Skvorecky recounts the frustrated desires of young Danny Smiricky, a teenager growing up in the forties. These wonderful tales, full of wry humour and unexpected plot twists, seem to add up to a fond portrait of an innocent era?this is, however, wartime Czechoslovakia, and the fragile world of the adolescent falls under the shadow of the Nazi presence.

A masterpiece of storytelling by the Governor Generals Award?winning author, this new edition of The Swell Season features a new foreword by the Oscar-winning stars of the film Once.

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