a portrait of Bohemian writer and translator Victorin Cornelius ze Vsehrd author of the Nine Books of Laws, designed by Czech artist Vladimir Silovský engraved by Jindra Schmidt, and issued by Czechoslovakia on July
Little known fact.and in October the Prague Writers' Festival comes to Pittsburgh along w Czech Republic business and political leaders. A commemoration of sorts for this momentous event in Czech and Slovak history.
Jaroslav Seifert (1901-1986) | Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1984 "for his poetry which endowed with freshness, and rich inventiveness provides a liberating image of the indomitable spirit and versatility of man"
Employing two current trends, this zed (Z) name is the adventurous, romantic, and wise-sounding Czech version of Ambrose or Ambrosius, meaning "immortal." It's also a nod to the series of novels. We all know he loves it when we use his names.
Bohumil Hrabal - considered one of the best Czech writers of century