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Makropoulos secret

Karel ДЊapek

Makropoulos secret

by Karel ДЊapek

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Published by John W. Luce in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

A play.

Statementby Karel Capek.
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 165 p. ;
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13533406M
OCLC/WorldCa19804818

Karel Čapek (), a famous Czech novelist, dramatist, journalist, and theorist, is best known today for his book Rossum's Universal Robots, which introduced the world "robot" to the field of . - Harkins, Karel Capek (), p. 9 R.U.R. came at the beginning of the s, Capek's most productive decade for writing fantastic literature, and it was to be followed in short order by The Makropoulos .

It seems that Makropoulos was involved in nearly every sort of lawless act imaginable, from murder and blackmail to espionage and political assassination. Fascinated, Leyden decides that Makropoulos would be a fine subject for his next book Brand: Warner Archives. THE RELIABLE SOURCE By Lois He showed up an hour late Sunday for Washington Stage Guild's current production of "The Makropoulos Secret." "With the audience's permission I'll read on book.

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