Michal Viewegh





Michal Viewegh

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born
in Prague, Czech Republic
March 31, 1962

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Michal Viewegh is one of the most popular contemporary Czech writers and the bestselling one. He writes about romantic relationships of his contemporaries with humour, and variously successful irony and attempts at deeper meaningfulness; he is sometimes compared to Nick Hornby by his fans.

His books, which, since the late 1990s, he publishes every spring, usually sell about 50,000 copies each, bringing him an upper-high-class income unparalleled among Czech writers (by his own boastful admissions, his royalties from a successful book are equal to roughly 8 years of an average Czech salary). His 2004 income was Kč 4 million. Viewegh likes to point out this success with readers, as well as the fact that his books have been translated to severa
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Average rating: 3.46 · 3,745 ratings · 160 reviews · 42 distinct works · Similar authors
Báječná léta pod psa
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 804 ratings — published 1992 — 16 editions
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Bringing Up Girls in Bohemia
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3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 571 ratings — published 1994 — 19 editions
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Román pro ženy
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 306 ratings — published 2001 — 8 editions
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Účastníci zájezdu
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 288 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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Andělé všedního dne
3.78 of 5 stars 3.78 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Vybíjená
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 191 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Biomanželka
3.13 of 5 stars 3.13 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Zapisovatelé otcovský lásky
3.41 of 5 stars 3.41 avg rating — 103 ratings — published 1998 — 4 editions
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Povídky o manželství a o sexu
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 108 ratings — published 1999 — 5 editions
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Lekce tvůrčího psaní
3.22 of 5 stars 3.22 avg rating — 136 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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“Баща ми байцваше майка ми, подчертаваше рисунъка на годишните й кръгове.”
Michal Viewegh, Báječná léta pod psa

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