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- DescriptionBrings together author's poems, spanning his writing life. This book features verses such as 'Cafe' that he considers the upheaval, revolutions and two world wars that he had witnessed, while 'My Faithful Mother Tongue' reflects the loyalty he felt to his native Polish language.
- Author BiographyCzeslaw Milosz (1911-2004) won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1980. Born in Lithuania while it was still part of the Russian Empire, he lived much of his life in Poland or exiled in California. He was the author of one of the definitive books on totalitarianism, The Captive Mind, but also wrote with extraordinary vividness and moral authority on his childhood, his experiences under Nazism and on the tragedy of Central Europe.
- Author(s)Czeslaw Milosz
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication27/03/2014
- GenrePoetry Texts & Poetry Anthologies
- Series TitlePenguin Modern Classics
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Classics
- Weight269 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine21 mm
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