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The Polish complex

Tadeusz Konwicki

The Polish complex

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Published by Penguin Books in New York, N.Y .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Kompleks polski.

StatementTadeusz Konwicki ; translated by Richard Lourie ; introd. by Joanna Rostropowicz Clark ; [introd.] translated by Celina Wieniewska.
SeriesWriters from the other Europe
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG7158.K6513 K613 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 211 p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3169996M
ISBN 100140065903
LC Control Number83012135

Konwicki himself was a party to these events. Moreover, it is telling that he, as I am also doing here, is writing for aliens, for you. At the same time, this book aims to be a fairly complete and reliable technical guide to the rules, regularities, and principles which underpin Polish grammar, taking into account important exceptions and irregularities. She is currently at work on her second novel.

Inexplicably overlooked by the Nobel Academy, who instead honoured two of his compatriots, Czeslaw Milosz and Wislawa SzymborskaHerbert's work draws on classicism and mythology, though often to lampoon any system's claim to completeness. On the ground in occupied Poland, the Zegota group the clandestine Council to Aid Jews saved several thousand people by supplying false papers and organizing hiding places or escape routes. This happened, for instance and notoriously, in the January uprising ofwhen Poles started a rebellion against forced conscription into the Imperial Russian Army. This was his modest act of literary heroism.

This wise and moving novel is set in a town lying on a geographical border and steadily reveals the secrets and dreams of its disparate inhabitants, and was the winner of the prestigious Nike prize in Poland. A magically-drawn panoply of characters range from an eccentric father in the attic, to Adele, the maid, for whom the narrator harbours a self-flagellating love. I hear that a lot. See more. His friend bemoans the sad state of their government, which clamps down on freedom and forces everyone to publicly state their love of the party.


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