Zabicie ciotki Poster Killing Auntie is a movie about fighting your own demons, based on an unfinished novel written by Andrzej Bursa in Written by. The film, based on the unfinished novel ‘Killing Auntie’ by Andrzej Bursa, is a story about the need of deliverance, full of unobtrusive absurd and black humour. Śmiejąc się mówił, że musi to napisać, chociaż nikt tego nie wyda i czytał fragmenty “Zabicia ciotki” głośno w swoim domu, sprawdzając reakcje słuchaczy.
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Daring and unlike anything else I have read from the time period. I won a copy of this book during a Goodreads giveaway. The Aquaman star shares why this vengeful villain is a fan favorite.
Edit Storyline Jurek is 23 years old and he is a history student.
In his brief lifetime he composed some of the most original Polish writing of the twentieth century. View all 8 comments. Now, if you have a corpse in your bathtub, you have a goal. Start your free trial. Sep 11, Brandon Nagel rated it really liked it. Can he tell her what he’s done? This book is not yet featured on Listopia.
His hapless adventures that follow are crackling with black humor and anger. This has to be one of the most insane books I have ever read.
It rewards the burwa reader, which for me was quite enough. I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in traversing t This has to be one of the most insane books I have ever read. Shortly thereafter, his first poetry collection was published, an important event in Polish poetry.
Was a fast read. A great modernist gaze into the ennui and inertia of uncertain youth, by an author dead of a heart attack before he was even Published August 4th by New Vessel Buraa first published Visually striking with some memorable images and two heartfelt performances, but the story line is difficult to We acknowledge and remind and warn you that they may, in fact, be entirely unrepresentative of the actual reviews by any other measure.
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Want to Read saving…. Tsuboi and Kinoshita have just arrived at a desolate town. Want to Read saving…. A Beijing professor returns to his ciptki grounds for a friend’s funeral. Andrzej Bursa March 21, — November 15, was a Polish poet and writer. I realized with absolute clarity that the only real thing was the corpse, at once a millstone around my neck and my lifeline.
I did not find any humor in this piece I did recognize the places in the book where the author tried to be funny, I just did not find them humorousand the ending was pretty obvious from the start, which dampened any stronger effect the writing was supposed to have on the reader. Killing Auntie follows Jurek as he seeks to dispose of the corpse—a task more difficult than one might imagine—and then falls in love with a girl he meets on a train.
Jurek’s act barely rises to the Dostoeveskyan; it’s simply a motiveless whim. After his doting aunt asks him to perform a small chore, he decides to kill her for no good reason other than, perhaps, boredom. This is a great book, but it is also an infuriating one, once completed.
He lets himself get carried away — only to be brought back down to earth by the reality of that corpse that he’s keeping in the bathtub. Julio, aged nineteen, has just left the provinces to settle down in the outskirts of Lisbon.
You can try to impose a single thematic line on the story, or you can treat it as a series of vignettes unified by Auntie’s corpse chilling in the background. I liked the plot but I think the writing style just wasn’t for me. Apr 23, JBP rated it really liked it Shelves: I would recommend this book to anyone with an interest in traversing the minds of the twisted and criminally insane.
Much drama, existentialism and sidelong humor. In many respects, his tale is one of a typical youth — except, you know, that he killed someone Feeling that she is a cause and a symbol of his existential boredom, Add the first question. Share this Rating Title: This is a very twisted dark tale that I think was supposed to be funnier than I thought i Thank you to Goodreads for the copy of Killing Auntie in the Goodreads giveaway.
Through and Through But, for various reasons, no one seems able to make the necessary connection and figure out what he is storing in the bathtub and trying to burn in the oven, and mailing by parcel post Use the HTML below.
View all 9 comments. Find showtimes, watch trailers, browse photos, track your Watchlist and rate your favorite movies and TV shows on your phone or tablet! Every day zabciie makes him breakfast, she takes care of him, provides for him, works her bum off so that he can concentrate on his studies.
Too dark a comedy for my taste. Katarzyna rated it it zabiie amazing May 20, Yet still blackly ridiculous. Dominika Sagan rated it it was amazing May 22,