A life of crime? Crime writing from Poland

Olga Tokarczuk by Krzysztof Dubiel

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Explore crime writing's new rising star: Poland

Polish writers Olga Tokarczuk and Zygmunt Miloszewski join us to discuss the permeable boundaries of genre fiction.

Miloszewski is a writer who has made his name writing psychological thrillers like Rage and a Grain of Truth, but he has also experimented with other genres, including fantasy and thrillers.

Tokarczuk is famous for her strange, introspective works of fiction, but her crime novel Drive Your Plough Over the Bones of the Dead has recently been made into a film by Agnieszka Holland.

Together they discuss genre fiction, its possibilities and limitations, and whether genre restrictions for writers are helpful or unhelpful.

Enjoy food and drink purchased from the Knowledge Centre Bar from 18.00 and after the event until the Bar closes at 22.00.

Presented in partnership with the British Council as part of the Poland Market Focus at The London Book Fair


Name: A life of crime? Crime writing from Poland
Where: Knowledge Centre
The British Library
96 Euston Road
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Price: Full Price: £8.00
Member: £8.00
Senior 60+: £6.00
Student: £5.00
Registered Unemployed: £5.00
Under 18: £5.00
Enquiries: +44 (0)1937 546546