In English, translated from the Polish.
403 pages : illustrations, maps ; 22 cm
9780525534198 hardcover 0525534199 hardcover 9780525534211 electronic book
A seventeenth-century Dutch anatomist discovers the Achilles tendon by dissecting his own amputated leg. Chopin's heart is carried back to Warsaw in secret by his adoring sister. A woman must return to her native Poland in order to poison her terminally ill high school sweetheart, and a young man slowly descends into madness when his wife and child mysteriously vanish during a vacation and just as suddenly reappear. Through these brilliantly imagined characters and stories, interwoven with haunting, playful, and revelatory meditations, Flights explores what it means to be a traveler, a wanderer, a body in motion not only through space but through time. Where are you from? Where are you coming in from? Where are you going? we call to the traveler. Enchanting, unsettling, and wholly original, Flights is a master storyteller's answer.
Formatted Contents Note
Here I am World in your head Your head in the world Syndrome Cabinet of curiosities Seeing is knowing Seven years of trips Guidance from Cioran Kunicki: water (I) Benedictus, quivenit.
Bieguni., English, (DLC)no2017123732