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Czech books released in Dutch translation

01. 05. 2018


Are you a student of Czech language, ready for a discovery of a new foreign literature in translation? Belgian publishing company Voetnoot Publishers (Antwerp) added couple of new works to the Moldaviet series which contains 26 works in total! It contains the translations of works by favorite Czech authors such as Karel Čapek, Bohumil Hrabal and Michal Viewegh and also an interesting selection of young Czech prose authors.

Recently published:

Jaroslav Rudiš - National Avenue // Het volk boven, Nobelman. For more information click here

Marek Šindelka - Únava materiálu (litt. Material Fatigue) // Materiaalmoeheid, Das Mag. More information here.

Bianca Bellová - Jezero (The Lake) // Het Meer, Uitgeverij De Geus. More information here


Prominent translators to Dutch such as Edgar de Bruin, Kees Mercks and Irma Pieper have also translated highly acclaimed works by Emil Hakl, Marek Šindelka and Jáchym Topol.

Selection of translated books:

Bohumil Hrabal - Drie Rabiate Legendes

Karel Čapek - Prenten van Holland

Josef Škvorecký - De Gekooide Charleston

Filip Topol - De reis naar Corsica

Michal Viewegh - Verhalen Over De Liefde

If you want to see the full list of this series, click here.