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This collection of plays includes The Garden Party, The Memorandum, The Increased Difficulty of Concentration and Mistake.
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Published December 31st 1992 by Faber & Faber
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Feb 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Excellent dramatisation of bureaucratic idiopathy in soviet-run Czechoslovakia. [Equally applicable to western deskbound capitalistic organisations. Maybe it's a function of size!] Plays as reading material are not for everyone, but these are good, if demanding.
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Václav Havel was a Czech playwright, essayist, poet, dissident and politician. He was the tenth and last President of Czechoslovakia (1989–92) and the first President of the Czech Republic (1993–2003). He wrote over twenty plays and numerous non-fiction works, translated internationally. He received the US Presidential Medal of Freedom, the Philadelphia Liberty Medal, the Order of Canada, the free ...more