Amok has 44 ratings and 0 reviews. Z pewnością w polskojęzycznej literaturze nie było jeszcze takiej pozycji. Jej nielinearna narracja, bezpardonowość, u. In his debut novel Amok, Polish author Krystian Bala describes the torture and murder of a young woman whose hands are bound behind. David Grann writes about Krystian Bala, a Polish intellectual accused of He began to work intensively on “Amok,” which encapsulated all his.

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This is the first time Bala has agreed to speak to a journalist irystian his incarceration – and he has plenty to say. Ach spij kochanie Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Wikipedia, wolna encyklopedia in Polish.

Krystizn means that Bala continues to have freer access to books, clothes and family visits than regular inmates in the main prison. Keep track of everything you watch; tell your friends.

True Crime Thursday: Krystian Bala and Truth-Laced Fiction – Criminal Element

Preview — Amok by Krystian Bala. A murder of a convict held in custody seems to be connected with dark and mysterious events from two years back.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I think he had too much responsibility too young.

Anok age 4 Kosma Press There are no discussion topics on this book yet. The same card had registered calls to Bala’s family and friends. They also noted similarities between the character Chris in the novel, and the author, who also goes by that nickname while traveling amk and in email communications. The man who sold the phone online was Krystian Bala, and further research into Bala unearthed a recently published book, Amok.


Prosecutors believed the motive for the killing was tied to jealousyas Bala had assumed that his estranged wife was having an affair with Janiszewski. The publication of Amoka sex-driven potboiler about a group of sadists recounting their exploits and taunting police revived speculation about the murder.

The sofa is piled high with an assortment of Krystian’s certificates – a scuba-diving qualification, a masters diploma, a glowing reference from a university professor. He is even working on his second novel, which he promises with some relish will be ‘even more scandalous’ than the first.

The Art of Loving. When Bala was 15, the family moved to be closer to his extended family in his mother’s home town of Chojnow, a small rural hamlet km outside Wroclaw. It organizes a labor camp Use the HTML below. He likes to paint himself as a great dissident writer, an author whose work was deliberately intended to provoke conservative Polish society, and a philosopher whose thought processes are too advanced for the masses to understand.

In the bottom right-hand corner is the date that they hoped Krystian would be released: Whenthe Polish equivalent of Crimewatch, aired a television special inappealing for information about the crime, the producers reported getting hits on their website from computers in Singapore, South Korea and Japan. The body of the victim, Dariusz Janiszewski, showing signs of torture, was discovered by fishermen in the river Oder four weeks after he went missing in But it was another two years before an anonymous tip-off about the contents of the book prompted police to reopen their investigation.

I am a stupidity exposer, a jester, a rebel, but the book is fictional, it is nothing to do with my life. Fiction imitated life, it would seem, but only so far.

True Crime Thursday: Krystian Bala and Truth-Laced Fiction

Inspired by true events from the s, the story revolves around a young detective who becomes the head of a police unit focused on catching a rampant serial killer of women, nicknamed ‘The Silesian Vampire’. Jennifer JoAnne rated it liked it Aug 27, Clues to the killing were found in Bala’s first novel Amokpublished several years after Janiszewski’s killing.


The detective, Jacek Wroblewski, unwillingly inherited the case of Dariusz Janiszewski, who was found dead floating in a lake. The wedding photographs show him with long curly hair down to his shoulders, looking like the quintessential student.

But there remains none the less a substantial element of doubt concerning Bala’s conviction. Academically minded from a young age, Bala excelled at the local secondary school and was the first in the family to go to university, reading philosophy as an undergraduate at the University of Wroclaw and then staying on to do a masters.

Krystian Bala, aamok author of the eerily accurate “Amok. His three-year marriage to Stanislawa was punctuated by physical violence, to the extent that the Polish police placed the family on a domestic violence register called the ‘Blue Card’ scheme. Amok did not sell particularly well when first published by Bala’s friend, despite the enticing cover catch-line that it was intended ‘for adults only’.

He was able to read when he was five. At the just liberated areas, the Communist Security Service eliminates its enemies under the pretext of punishing “national wmok. There are answerless questions still.