A remarkable new novel by one of the most exciting writers in
Europe, Milos Urban, translated from the Czech by Robert Russell.
The Seven Churches, is one of the most talked-about books in
Europe, translated into several langauges and already a runaway
best-seller in Spain. This is a a bloody, atmospheric modern
classic of crime literature: the narrator, known simply as 'K'
witnesses a bizarre accident is followed by a series of mysterious
murders. This event triggers a series of meetings with Gothic
characters who appear to be trying to reconstruct the medieval
'golden age' of Prague.