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Hrabal, Bohumil
Hrabal, Bohumil
Hrabal, Bohumil
Hrabal, Bohumil

Hrabal, Bohumil

A Close Watch on the Trains

Softcover issue of the first UK edition of Hrabal's 1965 coming-of-age novel, basis for the 1966 Czech New Wave film directed by Jiří Menzel. N.B. This same translation by Edith Pargeter was issued in the U.S. under the name Closely Watched Trains, which was also the name under which the film was released. London: Jonathan Cape, 1968. 12mo, 7 x 4-3/8 in. 93pp. Perfect-bound softcover in white printed wraps and green dust jacket. Former owner's name inked on front page. Mild corner wear and toning to edges of wraps. Else near fine in a near fine jacket, shallowly clipped at all corners but with original price still present. Cape Editions 16.
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