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Sławomir Mrożek

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Sławomir Mrożek

Sławomir Mrożek was born in Borzecin, Poland, in 1930. 1957 saw the publication of his first book, Slon (The Elephant), a collection of satirical short stories. This was followed by works such as Tango, The Emigrants, and Striptease, which made him world-famous. In 1968 he went into exile, living many years in Paris and later in Mexico. He returned to Poland in 1996 and now lives in the South of France.

Articles by Sławomir Mrożek

Ketchup
By Sławomir Mrożek
I read in the newspaper that the Apocalypse wasn’t going to happen.To celebrate this piece of good news, I went to McDonald’s and ordered a hamburger.“How fortunate,” I thought,…
Translated from Polish by Garry Malloy
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