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Golf Jokes and Anecdotes From Around the World By Voyen Koreis
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The amateur golfing career of the author of this book, which deals with the funny side of the game of golf, has truly been unremarkable. However, the name Voyen Koreis might still sound familiar,... More > particularly to those who are playing, or who have played, golf on their computers. Over the years he has designed many virtual golf courses, on which players from many countries have played, either single rounds, or in tournaments held on the Internet. On the 161 pages there are sixteen chapters, in the following order: Golfing Buddies, Caddies, Celebrities, Duffers, Golfers’ Wives, Golf & Animals, Golf, Heaven & Hell, Lady Golfers, Miracles, Nationalities, Naughty Golf, Old Golfers, Professional Golfers, Religion & Golf, Short One-Liners, Various.< Less
Asylum Seekers in Heaven or Mephisto and Pheles By Voyen Koreis
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Could a devil working for the Public Relations Department in Hell become a published poet? Will Mephisto succeed on his mission to haunt the old tavern? How did the immaculate birth of Pheles come... More > about? What role did Brigitte, a harlot on the run, play in making up of the M&P team? Would political upheavals in Hell affect the two? Will Mephisto be able to convince Doctor Faust about signing up his soul? What has Goethe to do with all this? Could the offer of a 21st century girl, mobile phone and Viagra pill be enough for Faust to sign up his soul? Does Meg happen to play for the other team? Could Faust's maid Siebel, a pious Christian girl, fall in love with the devil? Is this the kind of situation for the Heavenly Troops to interfere? If they do, will Mephisto and Siebel be recognised as asylum seekers? Will they even gain the refugee statuse? Will their applications be processed offshore or onshore? What happens to Pheles? Does political correctness rule in Heaven? Could there really be a happy ending?< Less
Asylum Seekers in Heaven - Mephisto & Pheles By Voyen Koreis
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Could a devil working for the Public Relations Department in Hell become a published poet? Will Mephisto succeed on his mission to haunt the old tavern? How did the immaculate birth of Pheles come... More > about? What role did Brigitte, a harlot on the run, play in making up of the M&P team? Would political upheavals in Hell affect the two? Will Mephisto be able to convince Doctor Faust about signing up his soul? What has Goethe to do with all this? Could the offer of a 21st century girl, mobile phone and Viagra pill be enough for Faust to sign up his soul? Does Meg happen to play for the other team? Could Faust's maid Siebel, a pious Christian girl, fall in love with the devil? Is this the kind of situation for the Heavenly Troops to interfere? If they do, will Mephisto and Siebel be recognised as asylum seekers? Will they even gain the refugee status? Will their applications be processed offshore or onshore? What happens to Pheles? Does political correctness rule in Heaven? Could there really be a happy ending?< Less
Poutníci v čase By Voyen Koreis
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Dva anonymní vedoucí pracovníci organizace vyššího evolučního řádu, o jejíž existenci lidstvo nemá potuchy a... More > jejímž úkolem je starat se o vývoj sluneční soustavy včetně Země, mají problém. Je jím chronický nedostatek kvalifikovaných pracovních sil. Rozhodnou se proto experimentovat a pokusit se o něco, co zde ještě nebylo. Na Zem vyšlou dva dobrovolníky, aby zde urychleně prošli kurzem, který si normálně vyžaduje několik inkarnací na naší planetě a kvalifikovali se tímto k přijetí. Kurz, který oba musí dokončit v průběhu jediného lidského života, se sestává z 22 arkán tarotů. Oba kandidáti se při pouti životem dostávají do různých neobvyklých situací a pouze na nich závisí, jakým způsobem je vyřeší. Jediný kvalifikační požadavek pro přijetí do kurzu: úspěšný kandidát musí být bláznem! Autor použil vlastní ilustrace i reprodukce tradičních karet Rider Pack a Tarot de Marseilles.< Less
MEPHISTO and PHELES: A stage play in three acts and epilogue By Voyen Koreis
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A comedy, uses recorded music from Gounod’s opera Faust. Two devils form a team of Hell’s trouble-shooters who use modern methods of marketing, computers, mobile phones and Viagra.... More > Mephisto really wants to be a poet, Pheles is a compulsive computer gamer. They time-travel to 16th century to solve the ‘Faust problem’ — instead they end up as asylum seekers in Heaven. Things don’t go the way they’d been planned - Mephisto falls in love with Siebel, who in the opera is a ‘pants role’, but here is an innocent virgin girl. Marguerite, known as Meg, an escort girl on contract with Hell, who turns out to be a lesbian, is also trying to seduce her. While all this is happening, Faust, who wants to be an immortal literary character, is having continuous problems, not only trying to bed the man-hating and politically correct Meg, but also with the Viagra and mobile phone, both of which he had earned as a bonus for signing up his soul. There are three male and two female roles in the play.< Less
Meetings with Remarkable People By Voyen Koreis
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Voyen Koreis was born at Pitt Street, near Kensington Palace in London. His father, Dalibor Korejs, was a Czech diplomat. He fought as a Major with the Allied Armies, after the war he was named... More > Consul General in Berlin, where he died in 1950. Voyen grew up in Czechoslovakia. During compulsory army service he was a singer with the Army Entertainment Unit, where he met with a number of future personalities of the Czech cultural scene. After the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Warsaw Pact Armies in 1968 he decided to move to Great Britain.With his Czech-born wife he migrated to Australia in 1973 and has since been living in Brisbane, Queensland. In Australia he made a living first as a storeman, salesman, antiquarian bookseller, interpreter and translator, visual artist, publisher. He wrote and published nearly twenty books, both in English and in Czech, as well as literary essays, blogs and radio programmes. More details on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyen_Koreis< Less
Meetings With Remarkable People By Voyen Koreis
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Voyen Koreis was born at Pitt Street, near Kensington Palace in London. His father, Dalibor Korejs, was a Czech diplomat. He fought as a Major with the Allied Armies, after the war he was named... More > Consul General in Berlin, where he died in 1950. Voyen grew up in Czechoslovakia. During compulsory army service he was a singer with the Army Entertainment Unit, where he met with a number of future personalities of the Czech cultural scene. After the invasion of Czechoslovakia by the Warsaw Pact Armies in 1968 he decided to move to Great Britain.With his Czech-born wife he migrated to Australia in 1973 and has since been living in Brisbane, Queensland. In Australia he made a living first as a storeman, salesman, antiquarian bookseller, interpreter and translator, visual artist, publisher. He wrote and published nearly twenty books, both in English and in Czech, as well as literary essays, blogs and radio programmes. More details on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyen_Koreis< Less
THE KABBALAH - a timeless philosophy of life By Voyen Koreis
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The book is about the Kabbalah (also Cabbala, Qabalah, etc.), its history and evolvement, its role in the modern world. Seen from the point of view of a non-Jewish person, who has however studied the... More > subject for more than thirty years. Some personal experiences of the author are included, as well as the insights offered by other personalities, authors and researchers, including a number of quotes. The glyph known as the Tree of Life, which is pivotal to the Kabbalah, is examined in detail and compared to other symbols found in similar esoteric and religious-philosophical systems of the past and present. The author of the book has also made some in-debt studies of the Pythagorean sacred numerology, Theosophy, and the symbolism of the Tarot, on which subject he has also published a book. Included here are more than a hundred and twenty diagrams and other black and white illustrations.< Less
The Fools' Pilgrimage: a fantasy on the tarot initiation By Voyen Koreis
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Millions of tomes packed with wisdom had ended their existence in flames, and such fate would have also awaited the Tarots, had their unknown but immensely wise creators not designed a deck of cards... More > instead of a book. The fervent believers in various orthodoxies thus overlooked them in their purges. The Tarot trumps are milestones, set to mark the path of the future initiates. Carl Jung described them as archetypes. In dreams, in myths, in fairy tales or songs of peoples of all historical epochs, essentially the same archetypal figures will always appear - the Mother, the Father, the Hero, the Magician, the Wise Man/Woman, the Fool. There are also archetypal situations and concepts - love, birth, death, justice, self-sacrifice, hope, etc. Archetypes in various guises can be found in the twenty-two Tarot trumps. Above them all stands the Tarot Fool as the archetype of an eternal pilgrim. In this novel he takes the dive and then threads his way through the labyrinth of the world.< Less
Můj bíbr: Memoáry By Voyen Koreis
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Vojen Koreis se narodil v den svatého Valentýna 1943 v Londýně. S matkou a otcem, který byl diplomatem, se po válce pohyboval nejprve mezi Prahou,... More > Bělehradem a Berlínem. Po náhlé otcově smrti vyrůstal v Praze a v Rokytnici nad Jizerou v Krkonoších. Vychodil gymnasium v Jilemnici, stal se zpěvákem ve vojenském souboru, kde se stýkal s řadou budoucích hvězd české kulturní scény. Krátce byl kulisákem a hercem v Karlových Varech, studoval také operní zpěv. Po roce 1968 se přesunul do Londýna. S českou manželkou, s níž se seznámil v Anglii, emigroval v roce 1973 do Brisbane v Austrálii, kde od té doby žije. V Austrálii si vydělával na živobytí jako skladník, obchodní cestující, později se věnoval výtvarnictví, byl rovněž moderátorem v rozhlase, stihl si ale také zahrát divadlo a občas i zazpívat. Zhruba od roku 2000 je rovněž činný jako antikvární knihkupec. Přeložil díla některých českých autorů, například bratří Čapků, napsal několik knih v angličtině, toto je jeho čtvrtá kniha v češtině.< Less

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