Andrzej Tichy

( Prague 1978) lives in Malmö, Sweden. For his first novel, Sex liter luft (Six liters of air, 2005), he received the prestigous award of the newspaper Borås tidning.


The scream of geometry

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“How can these cities, villages, and their people exist? How can they stand there selling tomatoes and speaking their language and drying their laundry without considering the infinite number of other places where someone else is standing, selling tomatoes or potatoes and speaking their language and drying laundry?” In Andrzej Tichy’s prose fragments everything is juxtaposed. But instead of being relativized, the specificity of these people, places, and experiences slowly emerges.

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