'A delight to read - wonderfully inventive and by turns comic, tragic and wise
a very fresh and vibrant Polish talent -- Philip Marsden, Observer
'A grounded but magical novel which is funny and intelligent -- Big Issue
This book, like an unusual dream, stays with you long after you have read it -- Highland News
About the Author
Olga Tokarczuk was born in 1962 and lives and works in the countryside near Nowa Ruda, south-western Poland. Originally published in 1998, House for the Day, House for the Night is her first work to appear in English. Antonia Lloyd-Jones's translations from Polish include Who was David Weiser? (1991) and Moving House and Other Stories (1994), both by Pawel Huelle, and most recently The Birch Grove and Other Stories by Jaroslaw Iwaszkiewicz (2002).