THE TASTE OF POWER. Translated from the Slovak by Paul Stevenson. Foreword by Max Hayward.
Edition: First US edition
New York: Praeger, 1967. Black cloth. Fine copy. White jacket is near fine, with a few tiny chips, edge nicks. "Ladislav Mnacko, whom the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung called 'the Red Hemingway', is the most famous contemporary Slovak writer...Most recent ly, he covered the war in North Vietnam as an official Czech reporter." - from the jacket. His first book in the US, a novel critical of the Communist hierarchy in Czechoslovakia.
Condition: Binding: Hardcover