By Witold Gombrowicz
Translated through Carolyn French and Nina Karsov
This is the 1st English translation of Trans-Atlantyk through Witold Gombrowicz, the most very important Polish writers of the 20 th century. Trans-Atlantyk, a semi-autobiographical, satirical novel, relies at the author's event of being stuck in Argentina on the outbreak of global conflict II. At odds with the Argentinean literary international and with Polish emigre society, Gombrowicz explores the trendy quandary of exile and displacement in a disintegrating world.
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Trans-Atlantyk by Witold Gombrowicz