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Linocut illustrations for Gustav Meyrink's novel "Walpurgisnacht"
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Walpurgisnacht
Novel by Gustav Meyrink, linocut illustrations by Vladimir Zimakov
Published by Vita Nova, St. Petersburg, 2009
This early 20'th century novel uses the city of Prague as the setting for a clash between German officialdom immured in the ancient castle, and a Czech revolution seething in the city below. History, myth, romance and political reality merge in this truly apocalyptic epic.

A total of 60 illustrations were created for this book. 40 linocut and 20 drawings done on site in Prague.