Litro #126: Poland


With Polish now the second most widely spoken language after English in the UK, Polish literature is a hot topic. But how much do you actually know about it? Get a fast-track onto the scene with this collection of writing from Polish writers, including an extract from an award-winning novel by Tadeusz Różewicz.

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Cover Art: Snail, Animation Still, by Kasia Depta-Garapich

Letter from the Editor
A.M. Bakalar

Mother Departs (excerpt) by Tadeusz Różewicz translated by Barbara Bogoczek

A Grain of Truth (excerpt) by Zygmunt Miłoszewski translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Saturn (excerpt) by Jacek Dehnel translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Mercedes-Benz (excerpt) by Paweł Huelle translated by Antonia Lloyd-Jones

Poetry Collection by Wioletta Grzegorzewska translated by Marek Kazmierski

Madame Mephisto (excerpt) by A.M. Bakalar

Illegal Liaisons (excerpt) by Grażyna Plebanek translated by Danusia Stok

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