The dream of restoring a country house is part of the larger drama of rebuilding a nation in this memoir by a Polish exile who returned home after the fall of communism. With a novelist’s eye for detail, Radek Sikorski draws a revealing portrait of Polish history, of Lech Walesa, and of Poland’s struggle for reform.
Radek Sikorski is a Polish politician and journalist. He is a member of European Parliament and has authored several books including Moscow’s Afghan War and Dust of the Saints. He has worked as a journalist for The Observer and The Spectator, ad graduated from Pembroke College, Oxford.