By Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm
Acclaimed by means of his readers and critics alike, Melchior Wankowicz was once well-known for growing his concept of reportage, i.e. the “mosaic procedure” the place the occasions of many of us have been implanted into the lifetime of one individual. Melchior Wankowicz placed into phrases the attractive, tragic and heroic occasions of Polish historical past that supplied a sort of sustenance for a people who thrive on patriotism and love in their state. Wankowicz’s books formed nationwide recognition, glorified the heroism of the Polish soldier. Later in his existence, Wankowicz in my view set an instance via status as much as the Communist get together that introduced him to path for his paintings.
In this e-book, Ziolkowska-Boehm deals a severe exam of Wankowicz’s paintings expert by means of her stories as his inner most secretary. Her entry to the author’s own records shed new mild at the lifestyles and paintings of the guy thought of via many to be “the father of Polish reportage.”