The painted bird

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Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication.
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9780395242919
9780613180757
080213422
9781439559147
9780802134226
9780802195753
9780394604336
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author Kosinski, Jerzy, 1933-1991.
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display_description Originally published in 1965, The Painted Bird established Jerzy Kosinski as a major literary figure. Kosinski's story follows a dark-haired, olive-skinned boy, abandoned by his parents during World War II, as he wanders alone from one village to another, sometimes hounded and tortured, only rarely sheltered and cared for. Through the juxtaposition of adolescence and the most brutal of adult experiences, Kosinski sums up a Bosch-like world of harrowing excess where senseless violence and untempered hatred are the norm. Through sparse prose and vivid imagery, Kosinski's novel is a story of mythic proportion, even more relevant to today's society than it was upon its original publication. -- from http://www.amazon.com (Jan. 12, 2016).
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subject_facet Abandoned children -- Poland -- 20th century -- Fiction, Autobiographical fiction, Europe, Eastern -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction, Poland -- History -- Occupation, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, War fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Europe, Eastern -- Fiction
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title_full The Painted Bird, The painted bird / Jerzy Kosinski ; with an introduction by the author
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