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Why come to Slaka?

Malcolm Bradbury

Why come to Slaka?

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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StatementMalcolm Bradbury.
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Open LibraryOL14949332M
ISBN 100140175350


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Jan 01,  · Welcome to Slaka. A land of lake and forest, of beetroot and tractor, of cultural riches and bloody battlefields. A land whose borders change as frequently as its history, and yet whose heart somehow remains reassuringly unchanged: by turns captivating, infuriating, bureaucratic, anarchic, comic and sinister/5.

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In addition, he has written many television plays and the television 'novel' The Gravy Train and The Gravy Train Goes East.3/5(1). Slaka is the imaginary East European COMECON country featured in two books of the English novelist Malcolm Bradbury (–), Rates of Exchange () and Why Come to Slaka.

It is described by its leader Comrade-General I. Vulcani as "a nation proud of its socialistik emulations.

The. Get this from a library. Rates of exchange ; and, Why come to Slaka?. [Malcolm Bradbury] -- Bradbury's hilariously entertaining and witty novel Rates of Exchange introduces the small Eastern European country of Slaka. In less than two short weeks, first-time visitor Dr.

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Why Come to Slaka?, the mock guide- and phrase-book appended at the end forms a postscript suggestive of a happy ending because it is a co-operative effort produced by all the main characters.

Both the publisher and the Observer described the book as "satire". Insofar as it is satire on its overt subject-matter it is fairly redundant.

(), All Dressed Up and Nowhere to Go () and Why Come to Slaka. He was an active journalist and a leading television writer, responsible for the adaptations of Porterhouse Blue, Cold Comfort Farm and many TV plays and episodes of Inspector Morse, A Touch of Frost, Kavanagh QC and Dalziel and Pascoe.

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In he wrote a short humorous book titled Why Come to Slaka?, a parody of travel books, dealing with Slaka, the fictional Eastern European country that is the setting for his novel Rates of Exchange, a novel that was shortlisted for the Booker Prize.

Slaka, which, according to the writer Lidia Vianu "reminds us of Bulgaria" is the subject of Bradbury's books Rates of Exchange and Why Come to Slaka?, the first of which is a novel relating the misadventures of a visiting British academic, the second of which is a pastiche guide book to the country.

Slaka is also the name of the country's homemadehattie.com on: Slakan folk legends. Review: The Penguin Book of Modern British Short Stories User Review - Laura - Goodreads. Although some of the stories in this collection are tiring and weird, most are enjoyable and interesting to read with some providing great comedy.3/5(2).

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