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1 November 1990 This novel “is a picaresque allegory of 20th-century Czechoslovak history as lived and narrated by a short hotel waiter by the name of Ditie, meaning child. Rising from one hotel to another, each a stage of his country’s history, he marries a Nazi during the war, and in the postwar years at […]