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Two sets of identical twins provide the basis for ongoing incidents of mistaken identity, within a...

R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)

We have Czech writer Karel Čapek to thank for the invention of the word robot and generally for the...

The Gardener's Year

A lighthearted mock-treatise reflects upon the pains and rewards of tending a small garden plot....


Depuis de longues années la compagnie R.U.R. inonde la planète de ses « robots », parfaitement...

Apocryphal Tales
Catbird Press (1997)

The stories in this collection tackle great events and figures of history, myth, and literature in...

Tales from Two Pockets
Catbird Press (1994)

Capek wrote 48 stories that deconstruct the mystery story by breaking one rule here, three rules...

Three Novels: Hordubal, Meteor, An Ordinary Life

Three Novels

Hordubal, Meteor, An Ordinary Life

Catbird Press (1990)

This trilogy of novels was the culmination of Karel Capek's career. The novels share neither...

War with the Newts
Catbird Press (1990)

One of the great anti-utopian satires of the twentieth century, an inspiration to writers from...

Believe in People: The Essential Karel Capek
Faber & Faber (2010)

Playful and provocative, irreverent and inspiring, Capek is perhaps the best-loved Czech writer of...

Talks with T. G. Masaryk
Catbird Press (1995)

Never have two such important world figures collaborated in a biography: Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk...