Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Mrożek Reader” as Want to Read:
The Mrożek Reader
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating

The Mrożek Reader

4.24 of 5 stars 4.24  ·  rating details  ·  25 ratings  ·  1 review
S³awomir Mro¿ek has reigned as the pre-eminent playwright and satirist of Eastern Europe for the past half-century. A sharp critic of all oppressive systems during the Cold War, he began his career as a young enthusiast for the new Communist regime in the early 1950s. It didn’t take long, however, until he was deemed such a threat that his work was banned not only in his n ...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published April 26th 2004 by Grove Press
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Mrożek Reader, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Mrożek Reader

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 53)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Ironically tragic plays and stories by a very East European (and this is a compliment) author. Brilliant. I am very grateful to my friend Anna who was so sure I will enjoy Mrozek's work.
Mattia marked it as to-read
Nov 13, 2014
Lance marked it as to-read
Nov 09, 2014
Julia Tulpanova
Julia Tulpanova marked it as to-read
Nov 03, 2014
Niko marked it as to-read
Oct 01, 2014
Alan marked it as to-read
Aug 16, 2014
Raksp marked it as to-read
Jul 29, 2014
Paula Vargas
Paula Vargas marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2014
Jason is currently reading it
Jun 20, 2014
David Oslovic
David Oslovic marked it as to-read
Nov 19, 2013
Boris Gregoric
Boris Gregoric marked it as to-read
Oct 05, 2013
Matthew Wilder
Matthew Wilder is currently reading it
Sep 19, 2013
Mana Karkouti
Mana Karkouti is currently reading it
Feb 28, 2015
J. marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2013
brainthrenody marked it as to-read
Jan 13, 2013
Raven added it
Dec 21, 2012
« previous 1 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
Sławomir Mrożek (born June 29, 1930, died August 15, 2013) was a Polish dramatist and writer.

Mrożek joined the Polish United Workers' Party during the reign of Stalinism in the People's Republic of Poland, and made a living as a political journalist.

In the late 1950s Mrożek begun writing plays. His first play, Policja (The Police), was published in 1958. Mrożek emigrated to France in 1963 and then
More about Sławomir Mrożek...
Tango The Elephant Wesele w Atomicach The Emigrants Baltazar: Autobiografia

Share This Book