Farewell Book Club #19 'Too Loud A Solitude,' Bohumil Hrabal

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Farewell Book Club #19:
'TOO LOUD A SOLITUDE' by Bohumil Hrabal

Join us Sunday evening, March 27th at 7 PM, for Farewell Book Club #19. We will host a friendly and casual discussion for Bohumil Hrabal's novel 'Too Loud A Solitude.' Beverages may be available but please feel free to BYOB or BYOsnack :o)

Copies of 'Too Loud A Solitude' are available for purchase at Farewell Books.

Sunday, March 27th, 2016 / 7 PM
Farewell Books
913 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78702
Free & Open to the public


Bohumil Hrabal

"For thirty-five years now I've been in wastepaper, and it's my love story"

First self-published in 1976, TOO LOUD A SOLITUDE is a short novel by Czech writer Bohumil Hrabal. Due to political censorship the novel was not officially published until 1989. It tells the story of an eclectic man who working as a paper crusher in Prague, using his job to save and amass astounding numbers of rare and banned books. He is an obsessive collector of knowledge.

BOHUMIL HRABAL (1914–1997) was born in Moravia and started writing poems under the influence of French surrealism. In the early 1950s, he began to experiment with a stream-of-consciousness style, and eventually wrote such classics as Closely Watched Trains and The Death of Mr. Baltisberger. He fell to his death from the fifth floor of a Prague hospital, apparently trying to feed the pigeons.

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