Polish Writer Tadeusz Konwicki Dies at 88

January 8, 2015 11:00 AM

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Tadeusz Konwicki, a prominent Polish writer and filmmaker whose works during the communist era lampooned the authoritarian Soviet-imposed system, has died. He was 88.

Konwicki is best known for his novels "A Minor Apocalypse," a satire of life in a totalitarian state, and "The Polish Complex," a polemic on a national historical condition tragically defined by military defeats and foreign occupation. Both were published in the 1970s by the country's underground pr...

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