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Tall tales from the Eastern Block.

Łapiński, Zdzisław

From the moment of this literary debut, his reviews and columns started appearing in the press, mainly in the Kurier Poranny Morning Courier. The first story, “Lawyer Kraykowski’s Dancer,” was startling and strange, but the second one was not so hot, so I’ve set this aside for another Archipelago title for the meantime.

Nov 01, Andrew rated it liked it. As one may can see, I’m finding an abyss between what I have heard and read from other readers and world literature enthusiasts, and my experience and chores of reading the author. Perhaps I need to attempt reading Gombrowicz in my native language rather than Spanish.

Preview — Bacacay by Witold Gombrowicz. Jul 23, Joshua added it. Sencillamente un autor de disfrute. The usual ideas of how “everything is supposed to be” are drawn to extremes, making up an absurd jumble of standards and values that are smudged into troubled shadows of opowadania everyday world.

Refresh and try again. It confounds me as to why they would include this text as it gives off an air of what the author pokes at with irony, humor, and hyperbole.


Bakakaj i inne opowiadania by Witold Gombrowicz

Virginity – a stunning combination of physics and metaphysics, abstract and concrete – from a minor bodily detail there flows an entire sea of idealism and wonders that are glaringly at odds with our sorry reality.

Or maybe I need to read closer and with more observation. Hikayeler o kadar garip opowiadanis daha ne olacak diye tedirginlikle okudum hep. His wife, distraught, bakakam her vengeance on the gunman via proxy – unable to reach the gunman, she slaps the man seated next to her who begins seizing. One of those works that makes you eager to read everything else available from the author. Dominika marked it as to-read Aug 15, When I do something well, I feel suspended on the inscrutable smiles of women, horses, frogs, dogs and bees.

Published May 1st by Archipelago Books first published The people in these stories are held tightly by the standards of society, and some of them want out. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

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Gombrowicz characters, as well as himself, exhibit an aversion to the “european, unpolluted and fresh” that they are asked to abide to. This is one of the craziest books I think I’ve ever read. Funny and bizarre, yes, these short stories are cracks inen institutionalized ideas and ways of life, especially the aristocratic norm which anyone not from that walk of life shall enjoy.

opowjadania For everyone who is a story-freak like myself. There is constantly someone that you hate, someone you find disgusting; then again you tumble into an incomprehensive state of love and adoration – and everything on account of some Mystery.


That is how it is ladies and gentlemen; you smile and narrow your eyes; you cherish swallows and torment frogs; you find fault with a nose.

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Bakakaj i inne opowiadania

Two stories struck me as especially baakakaj, the one about virginity where the idealized maiden wants to gnaw on bones from the garbage and the one about a respectable upper-class guy who fetishizes really old, really ugly cleaning ladies. After October four books u by Gombrowicz appeared in Poland and they brought him great renown despite the fact that the authorities did not allow the publication of Dziennik Diariesand later organized After having read a perfectly measured story, there is no turning back.

In he started exchanging letters with Jerzy Giedroyc and from he started having works published in the Parisian journal Culture, where, infragments of Dziennik Diaries appeared. However, the novel at least generated a dislike and a struggle, which certainly pushed me to reflect and question and saturate myself in a mysteriousness engendered by Gombrowicz style and narration. There is a chasm between Gombrowicz and I.

Lists with This Book. Lists with This Book. Anyhow it is there and deterred any chance of the stories to sink in a bit more to jostle my consciousness even a bit. My final conclusion is, “I should have abandoned it.