Rondo

by Kazimierz Brandys
Rondo
  • ISBN-13: 9781609450045
  • Author(s): Kazimierz Brandys
  • Subject: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)|modern fiction
  • Publisher: Europa Editions
  • Imprint: Europa Editions
  • Publication Date: 08-03-2012
  • Format: p/b

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In a polemical letter to a magazine editor, Tom contests an article's portrayal of his time as a resistance fighter during WWII. In his efforts to win the affections of a leading actress of the Warsaw stage and to protect her from the dangers of joining the real Resistance, he conceived of an imaginary political cadre, 'Rondo' and conscripted his beloved actress into it. The idea is innocent at first, but through its own comic momentum, Rondo becomes a major force in the Polish underground - and now Tom becomes drawn into the internal politics of the Resistance...
About the book

In a polemical letter to a magazine editor, Tom contests an article's portrayal of his time as a resistance fighter during WWII. In his efforts to win the affections of a leading actress of the Warsaw stage and to protect her from the dangers of joining the real Resistance, he conceived of an imaginary political cadre, 'Rondo' and conscripted his beloved actress into it. The idea is innocent at first, but through its own comic momentum, Rondo becomes a major force in the Polish underground - and now Tom becomes drawn into the internal politics of the Resistance...