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Graves of Julian Tuwim and Zofia Nałkowska in Powązki Cemetery in Warsaw

Zofia Nałkowska (10 November 1884, Warsaw, Congress Poland, Russian Empire - 17 December 1954, Warsaw, Poland) was a Polish writer.


Born into a family of intellectuals dedicated to the socialist cause, she studied in the Flying University and become one of Poland's most distinguished writers of prose, characterized by realism and psychological depth.

Her first success was Romans Teresy Hennert ("The love of Therese Hennert", 1923). She is best known for her books Granica ("The Frontier", 1935); Węzły życia ("Bonds of Life", 1948) and Medaliony ("Medallions", 1947).

Further reading

  • Mortkowicz-Olczakowa, Hanna (1961). Bunt wspomnień. Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy.

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