Writer Hana Andronikova dies of cancer

The Czech writer Hana Andronikova died of cancer on Tuesday, aged 44, the management of Prague’s Archa Theatre said. Ms Andronikova wrote her first novel, The Sound of the Sun Dial, in 2001, and won several awards for it, including the Magnesia Litera award for best debut. Her most acclaimed novel Heaven Has No Floor, which came out in 2011, describes her struggle with cancer. Hana Andronikova also authored several theatre plays.

Author: Jan Richter