Book
Dutch

Bidden om regen

Title
Bidden om regen
Author
Wojciech Jagielski
Language
Dutch
Original language
Polish
Original title
Modlitwa o deszcz
Publisher
Breda: De Geus, 2007
445 p.
ISBN
9789044509908

About Wojciech Jagielski

Wojciech Jagielski (born 12 September 1960) is a Polish journalist and author. He has won acclaim for his reportage from conflict zones in the Transcaucasus, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Africa. He worked for the leading Polish newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, from 1991 to 2012, in addition to contributing to the BBC and Le Monde. He has written several books, including Towers of Stone, winner of the Italian Literatura Frontera Award. His latest book, All Lara's Wars, was published in English by Seven Stories Press in 2020.

Life

Jagielski graduated from a Warsaw high school named after Wladyslaw IV. He earned a degree from the Faculty of Political Science at Warsaw University. He studied political science, but when the declaration of martial law in Poland in 1981 introduced the obligation to attend all classes, he chose individual programs and took up African studies.

After graduation he briefly worked in television, …Read more on Wikipedia