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Jaroslava Blažková

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Jaroslava Blažková

Jaroslava Blažková (b. 1933) is an author and journalist, the winner of numerous literary awards for her contributions to children’s literature. A member of Generation 56, a group of authors that started writing during the period of the thaw in Czechoslovakia, after the 1968 Warsaw Pact invasion of Czechoslovakia she emigrated to Canada with her husband; subsequently her name disappeared from Slovak literature. During the 1990s she made a comeback, first with reissues of her older books, followed by publications of her current writing. Her works have been translated into German, Hungarian, Polish, English and a number of other languages. Her book Happyendy [2005; Happy Endings] was shortlisted for the Anasoft Litera award for fiction in 2006.

Articles by Jaroslava Blažková

Bermuda Triangle
By Jaroslava Blažková
Would you believe it, he's pulled through again!
Translated from Slovak by Magdalena Mullek
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