An Experience in Four Movements by Lidmila Sovakova
Approx. 28,420 words.
Published on December 22, 2009.
This is an historical puzzle situated in the seventeenth century. Its pieces reconstruct the infatuation of a poet with a princess, culminating in the death of the poet,and the retreat of the princess within the walls of a monastery. It is also the story of a girl who had to rebuild her life after the invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968.