Krakatit

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Macmillan , New York
Statementtranslated by Lawrence Hyde
ContributionsHyde, Lawrence, 1890-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG5038 C3 K713
The Physical Object
Pagination408 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26569463M

Krakatit book. Read 55 reviews from the world's Krakatit book community for readers. Krakatit is a novel on the risks about the abuse of science for human gain /5. Krakatit is a Czechoslovak science fiction mystery film directed by Otakar Vávra, starring Karel Höger as a chemist who suffers from delirium and regret after inventing a powerful explosive.

The film is based on Karel Čapek's novel with the same title, written. Krakatit by Capek, Karel and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Condition: New. Language: Czech. Brand new Book. Krakatit is a novel on the risks about the abuse of science for human gain.

The hero is a chemist Mr. Prokop, who was able to produce exceptionally powerful explosive. He calls it "Krakatit," after the Indonesian volcano Krakatoa. A special feature of Krakatit is that erupts seemingly without cause.

The last time “Krakatit” was in print in English was ina year after it was published in Capek’s homeland. Since I can’t read Czech, I was having to rely on the kindness of strangers for translation. Now, before you tut-tut my lack of linguistic skills, I did find “Krakatit” printed in German, of which I 5/5(2).

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Free download or read online Krakatit pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Karel ÄŒapek. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of and is available in Hardcover format.

The main characters of this european literature, czech literature story are. The book has been awarded with Statni cena za literaturu /5. Get this from a library. Krakatit. [Karel Čapek; Lawrence Hyde] -- The scientist Prokop discovers an explosive principle inherent in all matter, waiting to be unlocked by the right chemical formulae.

His scientific outlook on the world is challenged when he meets. Genre/Form: Fiction: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Čapek, Karel, Krakatit. Praha: Československý spisovatel, (OCoLC) Krakatit. 25 likes. Oficiální stránka liberecké kapely Krakatit. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers: KRAKATIT.

N.Y. MaCmillan and Co., Fine / Good. Item #D A fine, tight copy. Paper label to spine and cover are very clean and bright. No bumped corners to book. Spine tips slightly curled with some rubbing.

Interesting book plate to front end board. Jacket is in good condition,(See Pict's) Pieces missing to top of jackets spine and. Based on a novel by Karel Capek, a prominent Czech writer of the early 20th century, who coined the word robot for his play R.U.R., the story revolves around a discovery of Krakatit-a powerful explosive by Prokop, the main character of the an accidental explosion in the lab, exhausted Prokop slips in and out of dream-like hallucinations.

Directed by Otakar Vávra. With Karel Höger, Florence Marly, Eduard Linkers, Jirí Plachý. After an accidental explosion in the lab, its inventor slips in and out of dream-like hallucinations, realizing that he had given the formula to one of his colleagues, whom he tries to stop before it is too late/10().

New York: Macmillan, First edition. Translated from the Czech by Lawrence Hyde. The story of an engineer who discovers Krakatit -- an explosive powerful enough to destroy the world.

Bright and nearly fine with barest wear and one small stain to page fore edge. In dust jacket with corners clipped but price still present, as usually seen. Karel Čapek (Czech: [ˈkarɛl ˈtʃapɛk] (); 9 January – 25 December ) was a Czech writer, playwright and has become best known for his science fiction, including his novel War with the Newts () and play R.U.R.

(Rossum's Universal Robots, ), which introduced the word robot. He also wrote many politically charged works dealing with the social turmoil of his : 9 JanuaryMalé Svatoňovice.

Editions for Krakatit: (Hardcover published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover publ. Home > Books > Krakatit by Karel Čapek. Order Now. About the Book. An adventurous novel written by Karel Capek is called Krakatit.

This is a remarkable story about science and how it can be abused by humans. The abuse of science is a problem that is expressed in this creative story.

The experiments and scientific inventions can be an. An Atomic Phantasy: Krakatit or simply Krakatit, (in Czech) Believe in People: the essential Karel Čapek: previously untranslated journalism and letters Faber and Faber, ISBN Selected and translated with an introduction by Šárka Tobrmanová-Kühnová ; preface by John Carey.

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Best Selling in Fiction & Literature. See all. Elektronická kniha Karla Čapka «Krakatit» z roku (vyšlo ) je román na téma nebezpečí zneužití vědy, pokud ovládne přírodní síly. Čapek román napsal za svého pobytu v Jindřichově Hradci ve výletní restauraci Rudolfův dvůr.

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Krakatit is based on a book with the same name, written in by influential Czech sci-fi writer Karel Capek, after WWI had book follows Prokop, a scientist who has invented a powerful explosive that breaks apart the atoms of anything it comes in contact with, and can be set off by magnetic waves.

Krakatit Hardcover – 1 Jan. by Karel Capek (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" £ £1, £ Hardcover £ 3 Used from £ Author: Karel Capek.

Vávra takes the hallucinatory style of the book literally, depicting the proceedings of the film as the hallucinations of a sick man being cared for in a hospital. The viewer is never sure of whether the visions of Prokop are relived flashbacks of actual happenings or merely fever dreams.

Vávra concentrates on the actual explosive krakatit and includes a harrowing scene of Prokop being led. Karel Zeman: Vynález zkázy / The Fabulous World of Jules Verne - o filmu / about film - Duration: Muzeum Karla Zem views. Download Audiobooks written by translator to your device.

Audible provides the highest quality audio and narration. Your first book is Free with trial. Krakatit edice: Karel Čapek. Karel Čapek.2 Ratings; Publisher Description. Vedle hlavní dějové linky jednoho z nejznámějších Čapkových románů, která se věnuje třaskavému vynálezu inženýra Prokopa (pojmenovanému podle sopky Krakatoa) a která nabádá k opatrnosti při využití příliš silných a zneužitelných 5/5(2).

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Krakatit - jeden z nejznámějších románů Karla Čapka v podobě audioknihy předčítá Luděk Munzar. Vedle hlavní dějové linky, která se věnuje třaskavému vynálezu inženýra Prokopa (pojmenovanému podle sopky Krakatoa) a která nabádá k opatrnosti při využití příliš silných a zneužitelných chemických látek, je tu i Prokopův milostný příběh/10(8).

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