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Mr. Theodore Mundstock
In a world that offers little hope but much fear, Ladislav Fuks blends comedy and tragedy in his novel Mr. Mundstock is a man who, until he reads the letters of his friends and neighbors, has given very little thought to the fact that the transport of Jews is taking place. Like everyone else, he follows the orders he is given, and, being a man who is alone except for a pet pidgeon and his own shadow to talk to, he has never communicated any clear opinion on the transports. It is not until he visits his friends the Sterns and in a night vision observes the struggles of his friend Mr.
Mr. Theodore Mundstock (Pan Theodor Mundstock)
Pan Theodor Mundstock Mr. Theodore Mundstock is the debut novel by Czech author Ladislav Fuks , first published in It tells the story of a Jew in Prague in , during the German occupation of Czechoslovakia , who is waiting to be deported to the concentration camps but trying to maintain as normal an existence as possible. Seeing the camps as inevitable, he later starts practising for life in them. Elman described the book as "brilliant" and said of it that "Ladislav Fuks's novel is not just another pious Holocaust book; it is acute, unsentimental, and unsparing, a work of intricate but compassionate narrative art, as if Kafka 's K had literally confronted the crematoria.
Pan Theodor Mundstock