By Steve Mierzejewski
Published: November 8, 2011.
Love, in all its positive and negative aspects, often serves as the defining test of a person's character. These stories show that redemption implies a preexisting state of despair, and such despair can all too often be a by-product of love.
These stories show the transitions between these states. They are all set in Poland and, indirectly highlight aspects of Polish culture.