Albatros to re-publish work by Jaroslav Foglar

Albatros publishing house is set to re-publish all the major works by the late writer and youth movement activist Jaroslav Foglar. The new edition of his work, prepared in cooperation with the Scout Foundation of Jaroslav Foglar, will also include previously unreleased texts.

Besides more than 15 novels for children, Jaroslav Foglar also authored the legendary comics Rychlé šípy, or “Rapid Arrows”, that has earned a following with generations of Czech readers. The writer, who was persecuted by the Nazis and the communists, has also founded his own youth organization which attracted tens of thousands of members across the country in its heyday.