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Author apek, Karel, 1890-1938 author.

Uniform Title Válka s mloky. English
Title War with the newts / by Karel apek ; translated by M. & R. Weatherall ; with an introduction by Lewis Gannett.

Publication Info. New York : Bantam Books, [1959]
©1959

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Special Collections Teller  891.864 C17w 1959    ---  Lib Use Only
Description xii, 241 pages ; 18 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Physical Medium 8vo. rdabf
Series Bantam classic ; FC 46
Bantam classic ; FC46.
Summary "War with the Newts" is Karel Capek's darkly humorous allegory of early twentieth-century Czech politics. Captain van Toch discovers a colony of newts in Sumatra which can not only be taught to trade and use tools, but also to speak. As the rest of the world learns of the creatures and their wonderful capabilities, it is clear that this new species is ripe for exploitation - they can be traded in their thousands, will do the work no human wants to do, and can fight - but the humans have given no thought to the terrible consequences of their actions.
Subject Newts -- Fiction.
Science fiction, Czech.
Newts. (OCoLC)fst01037218
Science fiction, Czech. (OCoLC)fst01108664
Genre/Form Fiction. (OCoLC)fst01423787
Science fiction. (OCoLC)fst01726489
Humorous fiction.
Science fiction.
Added Author Weatherall, M. (Marie), 1897-1972, translator.
Weatherall, R. (Robert), 1899-1973, translator.
Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966, writer of introduction.

 
    
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