Here is a quick list of my literary efforts so far:
A Cafe in Kazimierz and other stories (Paperback, 2002)
Krakow Stories and Stranger Things Than This (Paperback, 2008)
Krakow Stories and Stranger Things Than This (E-book, 2009)
Stranger Things Than This (E-book, 2010)
Selected Stories and Poems (E-book, 2011)
Five Stories for Makers of Short Films (E-book, 2012)
Luke (E-book, 2012)
Clootie's Cover (E-book, 2012)
Kiskutya (E-book, 2012)
I'm currently studying for an MA in Scriptwriting at Glamorgan University, and recommend it for anyone and everyone who is interested in learning this craft - it's a brilliant course with brilliant tutors.
Back to me! Here are some of my favourite stories and books:
The Three Lilies by Jan Neruda;
In a Far Distant Land, Light Breathing, In Paris, et al, by Ivan Bunin;
The Bishop, The Artist's Story, Rothchild's Fiddle, by Anton Chekhov;
Red Cavalry, The Tales of Odessa, by Isaac Babel;
Too Loud a Solitude by Bohumil Hrabal;
Gimpel the Fool, The Cabalist of East Broadway, by IB Singer;
Klingsor's Last Summer by Hermann Hesse.
Dark Avenues by Ivan Bunin;
The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell;
The Colossus of Maroussi by Henry Miller;
Goodbye to All That by Robert Graves;
The Radetsky March by Joseph Roth;
The Red and the Black by Stendhal;
The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino;
War and Peace by Lev Tolstoy;
The Drowned and the Saved, Moments of Reprieve, by Primo Levi.
Currently living in France and writing for radio.
on Feb. 13, 2012 :
A fanciful story filled with colorful images, it reminds me of the stories of Greek mythology read as a child in that there always seems to be slightly more meaning to the words than I immediately grasp. A bright, vivid tale!
(review of free book)