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The Mighty Angel free pdf The alcoholic misadventures of a writer named Jerzy, who has woken up in rehab 18 times. Whilst in rehab he has been treated by the stern therapist Moses Alias I Alcohol and each time, after leaving, he has stopped of at the off-license to pick up the alcohol supplies necessary to help his face the return to his ruined apartment. Whilst in rehab Jerzy collects the stories of his fellow alcoholics, Don Juan the Rib, the Sugar King, the Queen of Kent and the Hero of Socialist Labor, trying to tell the universal story and motivations of the alcoholic.

About Jerzy Pilch

Jerzy Pilch is one of Poland's most important contemporary writers. In addition to his long-running satirical newspaper column, Pilch has published several novels, and has been nominated for Poland's NIKE Literary Award four times- he finally won the Award in 2001 for "The Mighty Angel." Bill Johnston is Director of the Polish Studies Center at Indiana University and has translated works by Witold Gombrowicz, Magdalena Tulli, Wieslaw Mysliwski, and others. He won the Best Translated Book Award in 2012 and the inaugural Found in Translation Award in 2008.

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Author : Jerzy Pilch
Publisher : Open Letter
Data Published : 15 April 2009
ISBN : 1934824089
EAN : 9781934824085
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 168 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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