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Pavel Kohout (born July 20, 1928, Prague) is a Czech and Austrian novelist, playwright, and poet. He was a member of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia, a Prague Spring exponent and dissident in 1970s until he was expelled to Austria. He was a founding member of the Charter 77 movement.

Because he and other dissident theatre workers had been banned from working in the official theatre, he formed the company Living-Room Theatre with the actors Pavel Landovský, Vlasta Chramostová, Vlastimil T?e??ák, and his daughter, Tereza Bou?ková to covertly perform an adaptation of William Shakespeare's Macbeth in living rooms in Prague. Czech-born UK playwright Tom Stoppard's Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth is inspired by these events.

His most notable play is the drama Poor Murderer, that opened on Broadway in Ethel Barrymore Theatre in 1976. It is based on the short story "Thought" by Leonid Andreyev.

His novels include White Book (an absurdist picture of life under Communism), I Am Snowing (a post-Communism story about the opening of the Communist-era secret police informer files, the effect of that opening on the informers and their victims, and thus about the corrosive effect of the Communist regime), The Widow Killer (a detective story set in World War II Nazi-occupied Prague), and The Hangwoman (a black-humor story about executioners).
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Total Books: 39
Mi mujer y su marido / My wife and her husband De Como Me Quede Sin Casa Sin Esposa Y Sin Partido Comunista / How I Lost My House My Wife and Without the Communist Party
Mein tolles Leben mit Hitler Stalin und Havel
2010 - Mein Tolles Leben Mit Hitler Stalin Und Havel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783940731487
ISBN-10: 394073148X
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La hora estelar de los asesinos / The Stellar Hours of the Assassins
2009 - La Hora Estelar De Los Asesinos / the Stellar Hours of the Assassins [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788420691305
ISBN-10: 8420691305
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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La hora estelar de los asesinos / The primetime hour of murderers
2007 - La Hora Estelar De Los Asesinos / the Primetime Hour of Murderers [Alianza Literaria - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9788420644721
ISBN-10: 8420644722
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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La larga ola tras la quilla
2007 - La Larga Ola Tras La Quilla [Alianza Literaria - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788420645506
ISBN-10: 8420645508
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Die lange Welle hinterm Kiel
2002 - Die Lange Welle Hinterm Kiel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9783442729654
ISBN-10: 3442729653
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The Widow Killer
2000 - The Widow Killer (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312252892
ISBN-10: 0312252897
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense
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Ende der Groen Ferien
1999 - Ende Der Groen Ferien (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442726622
ISBN-10: 344272662X
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Meine Frau und ihr Mann Eine Beichte
1998 - Meine Frau Und Ihr Mann Eine Beichte (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783813500790
ISBN-10: 3813500799
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Sternstunde der Mrder
1997 - Sternstunde Der Mrder (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442721757
ISBN-10: 344272175X
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Wo der Hund begraben liegt
1997 - Wo Der Hund Begraben Liegt (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442720958
ISBN-10: 3442720958
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I Am Snowing The Confessions Of A Woman of Prague
1995 - I Am Snowing the Confessions of a Woman of Prague (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156001878
ISBN-10: 015600187X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Disorientations Eastern Europe in Transition
1992 - Disorientations Eastern Europe in Transition (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780500276778
ISBN-10: 0500276773
Genre: Arts & Photography
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White Book
1978 - White Book (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780807608616
ISBN-10: 0807608610
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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From the diary of a counterrevolutionary
From the Diary of a Counterrevolutionary (Other)
ISBN-13: 9780070352964
ISBN-10: 0070352968
Genre: History
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The Hangwoman
The Hangwoman (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780399124167
ISBN-10: 0399124160
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Poor Murderer A Play in Two Acts
Poor Murderer a Play in Two Acts (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780573614422
ISBN-10: 0573614423
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Bila kniha
Bila Kniha [Edice Petlice - Czech Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780887810596
ISBN-10: 0887810594
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Napady svate Klary
Napady Svate Klary [Czech Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780887811142
ISBN-10: 0887811140
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L'heure toile du meurtrier
L'heure Toile Du Meurtrier (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782070439737
ISBN-10: 2070439739
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Die kluge Amsel
Die Kluge Amsel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783276000066
ISBN-10: 3276000067
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Katyne [Edice Spirala - Czech Edition] (Other)
Hodina Tance a Lasky Nemecka Romance [Novinky ceske prozy - Czech Edition] (Other)
Snezim Zpoved Stredoevropanky Roman [Zatva - Czech Edition] (Other)
Konec Velkych Prazdnin [Romany Pavla Kohouta - Czech Edition] (Other)