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Kořán, Jaroslav 1940-

Overview
Works: 68 works in 160 publications in 3 languages and 293 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Psychological fiction  Humorous fiction  Satire  Novels  Science fiction  Fantasy fiction  Didactic fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Translator, Editor, Author, Photographer, Compiler, Other, Performer, Artist
Classifications: PS3561.E667, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jaroslav Kořán
 
Most widely held works by Jaroslav Kořán
"Hnědá kniha" o procesech s českým undergroundem( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Czech and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Den Trifidů by John Wyndham( Book )

11 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in Czech and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vědeckofantastický román anglického autora (nar. 1903) považovaného za klasika žánru science fiction. Román uváděný skvělou expozicí o přeletu záhadné komety nad Londýnem, jejíž světlo způsobí všeobecné oslepnutí, je veskutečnosti napínavým příběhem o střetnutí člověka se zajímavou rostlinou - trifidem, rostlinou, která přináší člověku bohaté zdroje obživy, má určitou inteligenci a proti člověku útočí jedovatým smrtonosným žihadlem. Románvznikl v padesátých letech a byl přeložen do více než čtyřiceti jazyků
Občanské fórum, den první : vznik OF v dokumentech a fotografiích( Book )

3 editions published in 2009 in Czech and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Switch bitch by Roald Dahl( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 2013 in Czech and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four cautionary tales for grown-ups, each laced with fun and horrible surprises
Mao de yao lan by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

5 editions published between 1976 and 2011 in Czech and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vědeckofantastický román s prvky kritiky americké demokracie a zahraniční politiky vypráví o hazardní hře diktátora na jednom z ostrovů v Karibském moři, který se zmocnil vynálezu, jímž lze zmrazit vše živé na zeměkouli
A confederacy of dunces by John Kennedy Toole( Book )

6 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in Czech and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet Ignatius J. Reilly, a 30-year-old medievalist who lives at home with his mother in New Orleans, and pens his magnum opus on Big Chief writing pads he keeps hidden under his bed. Considered by many a comic masterpiece that memorably evokes the city of New Orleans and whose robust protagonist is a modern-day Falstaff, Don Quixote, or Gargantua; other are not amused by a fat, flatulent, gluttonous, loud, lying, hypocritical, self-deceiving, self-centered blowhard who masturbates to memories of a dog
The sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

5 editions published between 1985 and 2005 in Czech and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Malachi Constant, "the richest man in America," gives up his indulgent lifestyle to follow an urgent calling to probe the depths of space. He participates in a Martian invasion of Earth, mates with the wife of an astronaut adrift on the tides of time, and follows the lure of the "Sirens of Titan."
Charlie and the chocolate factory by Roald Dahl( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in Czech and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of five children lucky enough to discover an entry ticket into Mr. Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory takes advantage of the situation in his own way
Milionovy jeep by Jan Novak( Book )

5 editions published between 1989 and 1992 in Czech and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Een oude jeep vormt de tastbaar geworden vrijheidsdroom van een naar Amerika uitgeweken Tsjechische dichter, professor en frauduleuze bankier
Amerika v zrcadlech by Jířina Rybáčková( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in Czech and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One flew over the cuckoo's nest : a novel by Ken Kesey( Book )

7 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in Czech and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An inmate of a mental institution tries to find the freedom and independence denied him in the outside world
Player piano by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 2000 in Czech and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vonnegut's first novel, an unforgiving portrait of an automated and totalitarian future, was published in 1952. An engineer, Paul Proteus, leads a human revolt against the machines which control life--a revolt arranged by the machines themselves to prove the futility of such resistance. Visionary and unrelenting, this is felt by some critics to be Vonnegut's best and most original novel
Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

5 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in Czech and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The destruction of Dresden by bombs and a fire storm was a catastrophe that Vonnegut himself witnessed as a prisoner of war and forms the basis of this modern classic
Danny, mistr světa by Roald Dahl( Book )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in Czech and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groteska, aneb, Už nikdy sami! by Kurt Vonnegut( Book )

2 editions published between 1981 and 1994 in Czech and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vědeckofantastický román je koncipován jako absurdní vzpomínky posledního amerického prezidenta, který přežil zpustošení své země. Tématem vyprávění je konfrontace sobectví, omezeného individualismu, odcizených vztahů s
Co jsme to tátovi provedli by Roy Lewis( Book )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2005 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pošťák vždycky zvoní dvakrát ; Pojistka smrti by James M Cain( Book )

3 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ve jménu zákona : osm detektivek by Jaroslav Kořán( Book )

3 editions published in 1969 in Czech and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Soubor detektivních povídek, které napsali R. Austin Freeman (Pečetidlo krále Nabukadnezara), H.M. Richardson (Výtečná paměť inspektora Fawseta), G. Robbins (Rozhlasová vražda), A. Christie (Byt ve třetím patře), E. Queen (Duchnad hmotou), P. Cheyney (Smrt na Panhandleský silnici), R. Chandler (Dlouhé čekání), I. Fleming (Vyhlídka na smrt)
Jeskynní ptáci by Ted Hughes( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in Czech and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quiet days in Clichy by Henry Miller( Book )

3 editions published between 1991 and 1998 in Czech and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An autobiographical novel about Parisian expatriates in suburban Clichy, struggling to navigate relationships with various women
 
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Alternative Names
Jaroslav Kořán český překladatel

Jaroslav Kořán Czech translator

Jaroslav Kořán politicus uit Tsjechië

Jaroslav Kořán tschechischer Übersetzer, Drehbuchautor, Unternehmer und Politiker

Languages
Czech (91)

German (3)

English (1)