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The powerlessness of the powerful


This new biography, written by Michael Zantovsky, the current Czech ambassador to the Court of St James’s, tries to avoid both traps. A sympathetic, well-documented and highly readable account, it reveals, beyond the contrasts and paradoxes, the deeper connections and continuities between Havel’s three successive incarnations: as playwright in the 1960s, dissident in the 1970s and 80s, and President in the 1990s...
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hal-03414948 , version 1 (04-11-2021)



Jacques Rupnik. The powerlessness of the powerful. The Times Literary Supplement, 2014, pp.30 - 31. ⟨hal-03414948⟩
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