A Church for Smokers

„Here the café‘s a church for smokers!“ we read in one of the poems in this collection. Sylva Fischerová writes about the city of her birth, and her hometown since beginning her university studies. In several of the poems, the city is not even named, although it is unmistakeably Prague and Prague‘s genius loci. In…

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The World Clock


This poetry collection by Sylva Fischerová is not a book for a single reading, and it is not just another “poet on the move” volume. It is the sum of the author’s life and lyrical experience, sort of a personal topography in which particular places appear as projections of history and its events. An important…

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