Joanna Chmielewska





Joanna Chmielewska

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born
in Warszawa, Poland
April 02, 1932

died
October 07, 2013

gender
female

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Joanna Chmielewska is the pen name of Irena Kühn (born 2 April 1932 in Warsaw), a Polish writer and screenplay author. Her work is often described as "ironic detective stories". Her novels, which have been translated into at least nine languages, have sold more than 6 million copies in Poland and over 10 million

Joanna Chmielewska graduated as an architect in 1954 from Warsaw University of Technology, and worked as a designer before devoting herself to writing. Her first short story was published in the magazine Kultura i Życie (Culture and Life) in 1958 and her first novel, Klin (The Wedge), in 1964. She loves horse races and gambling: both hobbies have been mentioned extensively in her books. She is also a connoisseur of amber, a passion w...more


Average rating: 3.75 · 12,544 ratings · 91 reviews · 92 distinct works · Similar authors
Lesio (Lesio, #1)
4.05 of 5 stars 4.05 avg rating — 755 ratings — published 1973 — 14 editions
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Wszystko czerwone
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 660 ratings — published 1974 — 14 editions
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Całe zdanie nieboszczyka
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 634 ratings — published 1972 — 15 editions
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Wszyscy jesteśmy podejrzani
4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 564 ratings — published 1966 — 17 editions
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Klin
3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 532 ratings — published 1964 — 18 editions
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Nawiedzony dom (Janeczka i ...
3.89 of 5 stars 3.89 avg rating — 493 ratings — published 1987 — 11 editions
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Krokodyl z kraju Karoliny
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 376 ratings — published 1969 — 13 editions
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Romans wszech czasów
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 362 ratings — published 1975 — 10 editions
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Zwyczajne życie (Tereska i ...
4.02 of 5 stars 4.02 avg rating — 337 ratings — published 1974 — 5 editions
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Skarby (Janeczka i Pawełek,...
3.86 of 5 stars 3.86 avg rating — 301 ratings — published 1988 — 9 editions
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“Właśnie, że będę przez całe życie robiła, co mi się podoba, i koniec! I poniosę konsekwencje własnych czynów.”
Joanna Chmielewska

“Podły los obdarzył mnie nadmierną wyobraźnią, która utrudnia mi nie tylko ewentualną twórczość, ale także i życie.”
Joanna Chmielewska

“Doszłam do wniosku, że jednak zbrodnia jest elementem bardziej frapującym niż miłość, nawet nieziemska.”
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