Polonia Bookstore Logo

Top Sellers

PRIMEVAL AND OTHER TIMES<br>(Prawiek i Inne Czasy)
ISBN: 9788086164356
Price: $17.50
add to cart
THE TATRA EAGLE
ISBN: 9781780995229
Price: $22.95
add to cart
Author:   Andrzej Stasiuk
ISBN:   978-1-5647-8559-6
Language:   English
Publisher:   Dalkey Archive Press
Translator:   Bill Johnston
Year Published:   2009
Click Here to View All Items by Stasiuk, Andrzej
$ 14.95
 

Description  more details

„Inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, Andrzej Stasiuk, Poland’s most accomplished living prose writer, takes readers into the “forgotten Europe.” In this delightful collection of essays—by turns wry and reflective, wistful and witty—contemporary Polish writer Andrzej Stasiuk turns his attention to the villages and small towns of Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Albania, and of course his native Poland. Stasiuk travels to places no tourist would think of visiting, and in his characteristically lyrical prose, lays out his own unique and challenging perspective on the fascinating, unknown heart of Central Europe. He reminds us of the area’s extraordinarily rich cultural and ethnic makeup, explores its literature, and shows how its history is inscribed permanently in its landscapes. Above all, he describes with fascination how past, present, and future co-exist and intertwine along the highways and back roads of the region.”
Dalkey Archive Press 2009, 156 pages (soft cover)

Other Items In This Category