Ivan Klíma

born 1939, writer living in Prague. Numerous Publications.


Cover for: Seeds of spring

Seeds of spring

A rebellion against censorship

When Ivan Klíma and fellow writers spoke out against censorship in Czechoslovakia at the 1967 Writers’ Congress, the literary weekly Literární noviny was taken out of the hands of the writer’s union and its editorial board dismissed. Yet the seed was sown for the Prague Spring of 1968.

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