Marek Hłasko





Marek Hłasko


Born
in Warsaw, Poland
January 14, 1934

Died
June 14, 1969

Genre

Influences
Igor Newerly


One of the most popular Polish writers of the 20th century. Author of numerous short stories and novels. Some of his works were adapted into films. His works were ruled by the idea of an evil dominating over good, inevitable loss of ideas in clash with the reality, as well as with the masculinist point of view. He wrote about protest of a moral nature. In his works he depicted the lives of the lower classes as dominated by hopelessness and cynicism. His characters dream about changes which come out to be vain.
After initial approval of his talent, his nonconformism and critique of communism forced him to leave Poland, and he spent the rest of his life abroad (mainly in Israel, Germany and U.S.A.) He died in Wiesbaden (Germany) in 1969. The
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Sowa córka piekarza

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Palcie ryż każdego dnia

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Cmentarze

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“Teraz już nie ma na co czekać. Można pić bez złudzeń”
Marek Hłasko

“Raz w życiu pomyliły mi się kroki i od tego czasu chodzę krzywo.”
Marek Hłasko, Następny do raju

“Samotny mężczyzna stanowi zawsze jakąś całość, której nigdy nie stanowi samotna kobieta; kobieta, która nigdy nie potrafi znaleźć oparcia u samej sobie — w swoim ciele, w swoich przyzwyczajeniach i w swojej głupocie — to właśnie, co potrafią miliony samotnych mężczyzn, którym wystarcza pies, pieniądze czy alkohol.”
Marek Hłasko, Brudne czyny

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