Michal Choromanski

Michal Choromanski

Michal Choromanski (1904 - 1972), one of Poland’s outstanding modern writers, was born in Elizawetgradzie, Russia. His novel, Jealousy and Medicine, won the Polish Academy of Literature Prize and has been translated into fifteen languages.

Jealousy And Medicine

It is autumn in Poland, but an unnatural autumn. Upon the city pours a strange storm, hot winds raising the dust, clouds blackening the sky. Through feverish days three persons – a husband, a wife, and a lover – stalk one another, jealously scorching them like the wind. Where is the betrayal happening? Can the informer be believed? They pursue a maddening dance as the storm rises, and their horror, as they know well, will be allayed only by the greater horror of the truth.…
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