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  • RURby Karel Capek

    Orion 2013; US$ 0.99

    R.U.R. - written in 1920, premiered in Prague in 1921, and first performed in New York in 1922 - garnered worldwide acclaim for its author and popularized the word 'robot'. Mass-produced as efficient laborers to serve man, Capek's Robots are an android product-they remember everything but think of nothing new. But the Utopian life they provide ultimately... more...

  • War with the Newtsby Karel Capek

    Orion 2014; US$ 2.99

    One of the great anti-utopian satires of the twentieth century, an inspiration to writers from Orwell to Vonnegut, at last in a modern translation. Man discovers a species of giant, intelligent newts and learns to exploit them so successfully that the newts gain skills and arms enough to challenge man's place at the top of the animal kingdom. Along... more...

  • Karel Capek

    Dover Publications 2014; US$ 0.99

    Two sets of identical twins provide the basis for ongoing incidents of mistaken identity, within a lively plot of quarrels, arrests, and a grand courtroom denouement. One of Shakespeare's earliest comedic efforts. more...

  • The Gardener's Yearby Karel Capek; Josef Capek

    Dover Publications 2017; US$ 9.95

    A lighthearted mock-treatise reflects upon the pains and rewards of tending a small garden plot. "This very entertaining volume with its delightfully humorous pictures should be read by all gardeners." — Nature. more...

  • Karel Capek; Hanuš Jelínek

    Primento Digital Publishing 2018; US$ 4.99

    Depuis de longues années la compagnie R.U.R. inonde la planète de ses « robots », parfaitement semblables à l'homme et produits en masse dans son usine insulaire. Mais l'humanité, privée de travail, inactive et oisive, décline, et la révolte gronde au sein des nouvelles masses... Écrite en 1920, la célèbre pièce de Karel Capek a non seulement posé... more...

  • R.U.R. (Rossum's Universal Robots)by Karel Capek; Claudia Novack-Jones; Ivan Klima

    Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 14.00

    A visionary work of science fiction that introduced the word "robot" Written in 1920, premiered in Prague in 1921, and first performed in New York in 1922—garnered worldwide acclaim for its author and popularized the word robot. Mass-produced as efficient laborers to serve man, Capek’s Robots are an android product—they remember everything but think... more...

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