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Niqi Thomas visited Prague in the post-1989 re-awakening of Eastern Europe, to discover the grandfather she never really knew - Karel Goliath-Gorovsky, the Czech Solzhenitsyn

Niqi Thomas visited Prague in the post-1989 re-awakening of Eastern Europe, to discover the grandfather she never really knew - Karel Goliath-Gorovsky, the Czech Solzhenitsyn. This literary biography of the Czech patriot is a family narrative embellished by a subversive retake on the biblical Goliath.

Minerva’s Owl is a literary treatment of national and personal history, which explores the effect of war and displacement upon the exiled individuals . Niqi lives in Melbourne. Her next book is currently being considered for publication.

Minerva’s Owl is a literary treatment of national and personal history, which explores the effect of war and displacement upon the exiled individuals and their families. Throughout this book, the continually reinforced image is of the individual standing against the juggernaut of dictatorship and bureaucracy, and resolutely refusing to fear. This entry was posted on Sunday, August 5th, 2007 at 12:22 pm and is filed under Judaica, Literary biography, Niqi Thomas, Non fiction general, War and revolution.

Minerva’s Owl. Contents. Chapter 1. Chapter 2. Chapter 3. Minerva’s Owl. One cannot step twice in the same river. She had also bought herself a fanciable polka dot dress that had caught her eye. The dress was slightly tight for now, but Marta had got to thinking about going for some evening walks with Toby, as the days were getting longer.

After the Velvet Revolution of 1989, Niqi Thomas, a young Czech Australian woman, returns with her father to Prague, to visit her ancestral city and to discover her grandfather, who was always 'present' in the family, but whom she had never met - Karel Goliath-Gorovsky, the Czech Solzhenitsyn. For Niqi, it became a journey of self-discovery, through discovery of her grandfather.

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After the Velvet Revolution of 1989, a young Czech Australian woman returns with her father to Prague, to visit her ancestral city and to discover her grandfather, who was always 'present' in the family, but whom she had never met - Karel Goliath-Gorovsky, the Czech Solzhenitsyn.A rebel from birth, Czech lawyer, Karel Goliath-Gorovsky, was imprisoned in a Soviet gulag north of the Arctic Circle, because of his relentless political idealism. Only his potent black humour enabled him to survive seventeen life-threatening years.His son, abandoned by his father at the age of one, developed his own black humour to survive Mischling status under the Nazi occupation, the Stalinist regime in his homeland, Czechoslovakia, and flight to his new land of opportunity where people crossed the street when they saw a 'wog' approaching.
Minerva's Owl: Excerpts from Exile download epub
History & Criticism
Author: Niqi Thomas
ISBN: 0957873565
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: History & Criticism
Language: English
Publisher: Indra Pub (January 1, 2003)
Pages: 309 pages