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. Andrzej Bursa “Zabicie ciotki”. 6 likes. Book. Andrzej Bursa “Zabicie ciotki”. Book. 6 people like this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for Facebook to get . [Place of publication not identified]: Ignis. 8. Zabicie ciotki: powieść, 8. Zabicie ciotki: powieść by Andrzej Bursa. Zabicie ciotki: powieść. by Andrzej Bursa.

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Killing Auntie

I liked the plot but I think the writing style just wasn’t for me. Can he tell her what he’s done?

One day, on a whim, he kills his aunt. Preview — Zabicie ciotki by Andrzej Bursa.

Thank you for the book! Aleksandra rated it it was amazing Nov 15, It starts out aimless and drifts into darker and darker humor before heading into the unapologetically surreal. There’s little follow-through — hence he’s still stuck with most of the corpse for way too long a time.

Jurek’s act barely rises to the Dostoeveskyan; it’s simply a motiveless whim. I would recommend this book burssa anyone with an interest in traversing t This has to be one of the most insane books I have ever read.


All in all I enjoyed Killing Auntie. I mean, I understand the concept, I understand what the author is trying to do, but I don’t think he succeeds. Killing Auntie by Andrzej Bursa. He died of a heart attack in Sign in with Butsa Other Sign in options.

This is a short comedic masterpiece combining elements of Fyodor Dostoevsky, Jean-Paul Sartre, Franz Kafka, and Joseph Heller, coming together in the end to produce an unforgettable tale of murder and—just maybe—redemption. To ask other readers questions about Zabicie ciotkiplease sign up.

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Nov 13, World Literature Today added it Shelves: Dominika Sagan rated it it was amazing May 22, Shortly thereafter, his first poetry collection was published, an important event in Polish poetry. I don’t get it. Jurek does tread somewhat cautiously, but he also draws an awful lot of attention to himself and to the corpse.

Killing Auntie is narrated by Jurek, an orphaned twenty-one-year-old university student or, as he puts it: Shortly thereafter, his first poetry collection was published, an important event in Polish poetry. Ultimately, too, Killing Auntie turns out to be a slightly different tale than Bursa had us believe most of the way, making the novel as a whole entirely more palatable, and justifying why there’s little of the morality-tale to it.


Like any other guy.

I don’t get the dark humor, I don’t get the glowing reviews. Killing Auntie is his only novel.

A strange East European story. I did also get a little confused toward the end. Like, seriously, what are we gonna do with the body?

Killing Auntie – Andrzej Bursa

Killing Auntiewritten in mids Zavicie but only published posthumously many years later, seems an unlikely work to emerge from the then-still-Communist country — but anomie among the young the book’s dedication reads: Aug 05, Clare Doornbos rated it really liked it. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Momaw Nadon rated it it was amazing Aug 19,