I Served the King of England (Paperback)

By Bohumil Hrabal, Paul Wilson (Translator)

New Directions Publishing Corporation, 9780811216876, 241pp.

Publication Date: May 31, 2007



In a comic masterpiece following the misadventures of a simple but hugely ambitious waiter in pre-World War II Prague, who rises to wealth only to lose everything with the onset of Communism, Bohumil Hrabal takes us on a tremendously funny and satirical trip through 20th-centuryCzechoslovakia.