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Mark Slouka

Mark Slouka’s novel begins with the child of Czech immigrants to the US, now living in New York, who has been brought up on the folklore of his parents’ homeland. As he grows up he becomes aware that he has never been told what his parents did during the Nazi occupation of Prague. As an adult he makes a journey back to Czechoslovakia and it is only then that he discovers their part in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the notorious ‘butcher of Prague’ and begins to understand his mother Ivana’s unhappiness. Intertwined with this gripping history is a passionate love story, the tragic consequences of which transcend both years and continents.

Mark Slouka’s novel begins with the child of Czech immigrants to the US, now living in New York, who has been brought up on the folklore of his parents’ homeland. As he grows up he becomes aware that he has never been told what his parents did during the Nazi occupation of Prague. As an adult he makes a journey back to Czechoslovakia and it is only then that he discovers their part in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the notorious ‘butcher of Prague’ and begins to understand his mother Ivana’s unhappiness. Intertwined with this gripping history is a passionate love story, the tragic consequences of which transcend both years and continents.
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Genres:

Fiction

Description:

Mark Slouka’s novel begins with the child of Czech immigrants to the US, now living in New York, who has been brought up on the folklore of his parents’ homeland. As he grows up he becomes aware that he has never been told what his parents did during the Nazi occupation of Prague. As an adult he makes a journey back to Czechoslovakia and it is only then that he discovers their part in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the notorious ‘butcher of Prague’ and begins to understand his mother Ivana’s unhappiness. Intertwined with this gripping history is a passionate love story, the tragic consequences of which transcend both years and continents.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Glen McCready

Length:

8h 46m


Chapters

Free Sample

01:00

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:12


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

07:37


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

08:38


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

07:58


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

08:11


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

06:34


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:08


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:34


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:59


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

07:37


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:47


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

06:42


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:14


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

05:48


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:22


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

06:27


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

06:36


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

06:46


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:47


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:05


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:37


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:18


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:49


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:07


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

06:29


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:21


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

05:20


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

07:17


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:13


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

08:26


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

03:18


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

06:20


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:12


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

04:16


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

06:14


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

06:29


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

06:34


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

06:23


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

07:01


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:47


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:50


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:19


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

06:33


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:02


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

07:12


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

01:15


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

07:25


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:28


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

08:01


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:57


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

06:43


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

06:50


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

06:21


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:50


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

05:42


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:22


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

05:55


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

07:21


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

06:12


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:57


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

06:39


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

06:39


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

06:32


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

08:15


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

05:16


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

06:15


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

07:03


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

07:21


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

06:14


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

04:56


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

07:54


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

07:52


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

06:47


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

07:17


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

05:55


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:24


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

07:03


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:41


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

06:20


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

07:49


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

06:14


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

07:01


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

02:04


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

03:19


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

02:22