Warszawa [Warsaw]: Wiedza, 1948. In original illustrated cover, designed by Maria Hiszpanska(-Neumann). 178, (2) p. In very good condition.
A collection of short stories by Tadeusz Borowski (1922–1951) the Polish writer and journalist. Borowski was involved in underground organizations during WWII in the occupied Poland and in 1943 he was deported to Auschwitz. After the war he worked for the Communist party as a journalist and published his stories. Borowski committed suicide at the age of 28 as an effect of disillusionment of the Communist regime in Poland. This compilation of novels are the reflections on his experiences at the Nazi concentration camps. Borowski’s books are recognized as classics of Polish post-war literature and had much influence in Central European society.