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Lovers of literature will look for the remains of the golden treasure in that shipwreck on the bottom of the sea of criticism. ---->>>

There is something that falls short of perfection in every book, without exception, something influenced by the age, even something ridiculous; just like everyone, without exception, has weaknesses. ---->>>


Nationality: Czechoslova
Born: 09-27, 1924
Die: 2012-01-03
Occupation: Writer

Josef Škvorecký, CM (Czech pronunciation: [ˈjozɛf ˈʃkvorɛtskiː]; September 27, 1924 – January 3, 2012) was a Czech-Canadian writer and publisher. He spent half of his life in Canada, publishing and supporting banned Czech literature during the communist era. Škvorecký was awarded the Neustadt International Prize for Literature in 1980 (wikipedia)