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Alexandra Büchler was born in prag and was intellectual there, in Thessaloniki, Greece, and in Melbourne, Australia. She is instauration director of literary study cross-town Frontiers, a programme of international literary exchange based in the UK, and a associate of the editorial board of its European computer network Review of Books and Writing, Transcript. A translator of fiction, poetry, theatre plays and texts on modern-day art and architecture from English, Czech and Greek, she has published over twenty-five works, including books by such authors as J. Coetzee, David Malouf, Jean Rhys, Janice Galloway and nandu Galanaki in czech translation.
Has always been known as a nation of bibliophiles; for evidence of this, one needn´t perception any further than the multitude of book vender on the street, the bookstores and rarefied book dealers all just about the city, and the novels on sale at the, stacked right next to the daily tittle-tattle rags and bubble over gum. Scholars hedge over the literal date of the dawn of european literature, but one happening is for certain: no slavonic people began producing literature in their own communication in front the Czechs. someplace between the 9th and tenth centuries the legends of St.