ECHO OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC 2020: Alena Mornštajnová - "Hana" (Wieser Verlag, 2020)
Premiere reading of the bestselling author Alena Mornštajnová
With her novel \"Hana\", Alena Mornštajnová became one of the most successful Czech authors of the present day. Honored with numerous literary awards and translated into more than ten languages, \"Hana\" now celebrates its premiere in Germany (Wieser Verlag, Engl. Raija Hauck).
The novel impressively deals with German-Czech Jewish history. Based on a true event, the outbreak of the typhus epidemic in a Moravian town, Alena Mornštajnová develops her touching family saga - told at a stirring pace and as dramatic as a film.
Live-Streaming der Lesung mit Alena Mornštajnová,
Moderation: Literaturkritiker Mirko Schwanitz,
Einführung: Martin Krafl, Leiter Tschechisches Literaturzentrum Prag,
Übersetzerin: Marcela Müller.