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Author apek, Karel, 1890-1938.

Title Tales from two pockets / by Karel Capek ; translated from the Czech and with an introduction by Norma Comrada.

Publication Info. North Haven, CT : Catbird Press, [1994]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Highland CC Stacks - HCCY-13  PG5038.C3 A23 1994    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description xi, 365 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Originally collected in the volumes Povidky z jedne kapsy and Povidky z druhe kapsy in 1929"--CIP verso t.p.
"A Garrigue book."
Contents Dr. Mejzlik's case -- The blue chrysanthemum -- The fortuneteller -- The clairvoyant -- The mystery of handwriting -- Proof positive -- The experiment of Professor Rouss -- The missing letter --Stolen document 139/VII Sect. C -- The man who looked just a bit suspicious -- The poet.
Mr. Janik's cases -- The fall of the House of Voticky -- The record -- The selvin case -- Footprints -- The receipt -- Oplatka's end -- The last judgment -- The crime on the farm -- The disappearance of an actor -- An attempt at murder -- Released on parole -- The crime at the post office.
The stolen cactus -- The old jailbird's tale -- The disappearance of Mr. Hirsch -- Chintamani and birds -- A safecracker and an arsonist -- The stolen murder -- The case involving the baby -- The little countess -- The orchestra conductor's story -- The death of Baron Gandara -- The breach of promise man.
The ballad of Juraj Cup -- The tale of the missing leg --Vertigo -- The confession -- A lyrical thief -- Mr. Havlena's verdict --The needle -- The telegram -- The man who couldn't sleep -- The stamp collection -- An ordinary murder -- The juror -- The last things of man.
Subject apek, Karel, 1890-1938 -- Translations into English.
Czechoslovakia -- Social life and customs -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Short stories.
Detective and mystery stories.
Added Author apek, Karel, 1890-1938. Povidky z jedne kapsy. English. 1994.
Comrada, Norma.
apek, Karel, 1890-1938. Povídky z jedné kapsy. English.
apek, Karel, 1890-1938. Povídky z jedné kapsy. English. 1994.
Added Title Povídky z druhé kapsy. English
ISBN 0945774257 : $14.95

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