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|Title||:||Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age|
|Number of Pages||:||128|
|Category||:||Fiction, Czech literature, Literature, Novels|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age Rake drunkard aesthete gossip raconteur extraordinaire the narrator of Bohumil Hrabal s rambling rambunctious masterpiece i Dancing Lessons for the Advanced in Age i is all these and more Speaking to a group of sunbathing women who remind him of lovers past this elderly rou tells the story of his life or at least unburdens himself of a lifetime s worth of stories Thus we learn of amatory conquests and humiliations of scandals both private and public of military adventures and domestic feuds of what things were like in the days of the monarchy and how they ve changed since As the book tumbles restlessly forward and the comic tone takes on darker shadings we realize we are listening to a man talking as much out of desperation as from exuberance .
Hrabal one of the great Czech writers of the twentieth century as well as an inveterate haunter of Prague s pubs and football stadiums developed a unique method which he termed palavering whereby characters gab and soliloquize with abandon Part drunken boast part soul rending confession part metaphysical poem on the nature of love and time this astonishing novel which unfolds in a single monumental sentence shows why he has earned the admiration of such writers as Milan Kundera John Banville and Louise Erdrich