Květa Legátová

Květa Legátová, born Věra Hofmanová (November 3, 1919 – December 22, 2012) was a Czech novelist and writer whose work spanned a period from the 1950s to the 2000s.[1] Her best known work, a 2001 collection of short stories and essays entitled "Želary," and her 2002 book, "Jozova Hanule," were adapted into the 2003 film, Želary.[1] The film received an 2004 Academy Award nomination in the Best Foreign Language Film.

Born in Podolí, Legátová died on December 22, 2012, at the age of 93.[1]

BibliographyEdit

  • Korda Dabrová (1961) – childbook
  • Želary (2001) – short stories
  • Jozova Hanule (2002) – novel
  • Návraty do Želar (2005)
  • Nic není tak prosté (2006)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Želary writer dies at 93". Radio Prague. December 22, 2012. Archived from the original on February 25, 2013. Retrieved December 26, 2012.