The Exquisite Taste of the Orient

Literature

Piotr Klodkowski: he Exquisite Taste of the Orient (Typotex, translated by Noemi Kertesz) Presentation of the book

Thursday 15 January 2009, 7:00 pm

Polish Institute

Piotr Klodkowski: he Exquisite Taste of the Orient
(Typotex, translated by Noemi Kertesz)

A beautiful collection of texts by a wellknown and respected Polish expert on the Orient. The book consist in a series of essays published in the ZNAK Monthly. Based on the author’s own experience, the texts are devoted both to everyday life in Asia and to cultural issues. Kłodkowski presents and insightful analysis and interpretation of various phenomena typical of that culture and he does it in the way that is proper to the best school of Polish reportage.

About the author:

Piotr Kłodkowski (b. 1964) is an expert on the Orient, a senior university lecturer and the ambassador of Poland in India. He has published several books on Islam and Hinduism. This is his second book at Znak.

A discussion with the author and the translator will be moderated by Mihály Dobrovits, orientalist and adjunct of Miskolc University.

Polish Institute
Budapest VI., Nagymező u. 15.