Bianca Bellová in B O D Y

“And this handsome but utterly stupid young man, who had never had to deny himself an eighth dumpling in his life and was playing at being a committed left-winger, even taking the liberty of professing a kind of ideological solidarity with her, he wasn’t even capable of finding out the most basic information about her and learning at least the first line of her poem correctly!”

from the short story “Interview” by Bianca Bellová, translated from the Czech by Graeme Dibble.

Read more of B O D Y’s Summer Issue 2022 here

Photo – Czechoslovak Communist Party General Secretary Rudolf Slánský at his show trial

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