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message 1: by Vladimír (new)

Vladimír Zejda | 6 comments It's this one: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

The author should be "Václav Maria Havel" (so the now listed middle initial "H" is incorrect), the book cover and other details (synopsis) could be found here: http://www.vaclavhavel.cz/cs/aktivity... - also in English if you click on the "EN" on the left of the website.

Thank you!!


message 2: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13655 comments Merged author profile into Václav Havel, which is how he is known: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

I am not sure if that website may be used for book data.


message 3: by Vladimír (new)

Vladimír Zejda | 6 comments lethe wrote: "Merged author profile into Václav Havel, which is how he is known: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...

I am not sure if that website may be used for book data."


No no no no no noooo! It's not him it's his dad: "Václav Maria Havel". Please un-merge and change this oO

The website is of the publisher: the Vaclav Havel Library in Prague. If a different kind of source is needed, let me know, will be happy to provide it!


message 4: by lethe (new)

lethe | 13655 comments Oops, sorry. This is his dad ☺️

Moved book to Václav M. Havel, as that is what appears on the cover (that we are not allowed to use): https://www.goodreads.com/author/show...


message 5: by lethe (last edited Dec 02, 2018 04:00AM) (new)

lethe | 13655 comments lethe wrote: "Oops, sorry. This is his dad ☺️ "

Posted before I saw your comment :)

Fortunately there was only the one book on that profile. Didn't find a profile for Václav Maria Havel.

Is it an actual publisher? It seems a private initiative, and at the bottom of the page it says "all rights reserved".


message 6: by Vladimír (new)

Vladimír Zejda | 6 comments Well it all worked out . ) Sorry, freaked out for a bit.

Actually, there is another book by him, it's the same but "incomplete version" that was published in 1993:
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/5...

https://www.amazon.com/M%C3%A9-Vzpom%...

I would rather see it under "Václav M. Havel" author's profile created by you. Is it possible?

And yes, it is the actual publisher. The Library is an NGO and therefore private...how is this relevant? . ] If you want another place to confirm, go to aleph of Czech National Library: https://aleph.nkp.cz/F/RS5TTIFXVPT9EX...
and search for "Václav Maria Havel". The book will pop out as a 9th result and you can see the publisher's name there . )


message 7: by lethe (last edited Dec 02, 2018 05:22AM) (new)

lethe | 13655 comments Vladimír wrote: "The Library is an NGO and therefore private...how is this relevant?"

For copyright reasons, we can only use info from certain sites (including the publisher, but with exceptions).

I added the description from the publisher and the cover from the National Library, to be on the safe side: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4...

Also moved the other book to Václav M. Havel.


message 8: by Vladimír (new)

Vladimír Zejda | 6 comments Ah, I understand.

Thank you for sorting all of this out! Really appreciate it = )


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