Then writer Krystian Bala bizarrely retold the story in chilling detail Its Polish title is typed on the cover in yellow print: ‘Amok by Krystian Bala’. In his debut novel Amok, Polish author Krystian Bala describes the torture and murder of a young woman whose hands are bound behind. Amok Poster. A man is murdered, but the person Zofia Wichlacz in Amok ( ) Amok () Add Image ยท See all 4 . Mateusz Kosciukiewicz Krystian Bala.

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Amok by Krystian Bala

Talking to him is an exercise in frustration. The wedding photographs show him with long curly hair down to his shoulders, looking like the quintessential student.

Balw rated it it was ok Nov 06, Wroblewski read the book, and noticed some glaring similarities to the murder of Janiszewski. He is the best son I could wish for. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The verdict caps months of intense speculation in Poland about Bala’s role in one of the grisliest murder cases in recent memory. Academically minded from a young balla, Bala excelled at the local secondary school and was the first in the family to go to university, reading philosophy as an undergraduate at the University of Wroclaw and then staying on to do a masters.

Michalina Wislocka, the most famous and recognized sexologist of communist Poland, fights for the right to publish her book, ajok will change the sex life of Polish people forever.

Stanislaw Bala Michal Puchacz Inside, the walls of the large, draughty rooms are crammed with family photographs. Krystian Bala Lukasz Simlat A murder must be judged on evidence that is beyond reasonable krysian. He is preparing an appeal with his lawyer and plans to sue the police for damages.


Jennifer JoAnne rated it liked it Aug 27, There were other slivers of evidence, too. Whenthe Polish equivalent of Crimewatch, aired a television special inappealing for information about the crime, the producers reported getting hits on their website from computers in Singapore, South Korea and Japan.

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. It was a peculiarly specific crime.

He was born into a stable and loving family in the Upper Silesian city of Katowica, the elder of two children – his younger brother, Adrian, 26, is a computer programmer. Yusuf Kasar rated it really liked it Nov 15, Krystian Bala is a Polish writer, photographer, and convicted murderer.

This is the first time Bala has agreed to speak to a journalist since his incarceration – and he has plenty to say. It is a gesture so utterly misplaced, so strangely callous, that for all the disturbing police reports, the tales of remorseless violence and senseless death, it is this memory that will lodge in my mind for days afterwards: Amok did not sell particularly well when first published by Bala’s friend, despite the enticing cover catch-line that it was intended ‘for adults only’.

A murder of a convict held in custody seems to be connected with dark and mysterious events from two years back. Story of Michalina Wislocka They got married in Adam unexpectedly visits his family house at Christmas after a few years of working abroad. He wears a navy corduroy shirt over a grey Harley Davidson T-shirt, and his jeans taper down to black rubber sandals.

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True Crime Thursday: Krystian Bala and Truth-Laced Fiction – Criminal Element

In court, much was made of Bala’s apparent superiority complex. Burak rated it it was ok Mar 18, Krystian Bala’s own narrative has yet to reach its conclusion. He is even working on his second novel, which he promises with some relish will be ‘even more scandalous’ than the first.

Oktay Babir rated it did not like it Nov 11, The corpse bore livid bruises from repeated beatings and a series of knife wounds. The discovery, shortly afterwards, that she was seeing Dariusz Janiszewski, a good-looking young advertising executive with an easy-going nature and a taste for Led Zeppelin, set in motion a disastrous chain of events.

True Crime Thursday: Krystian Bala and Truth-Laced Fiction

Sevim Mutlu rated it really liked it Nov 27, It was a brutal death, but it would have an even more gruesome coda. To this day, Stanislawa remains so terrified of her ex-husband that she refused to give her bals address when she testified in court.

On 5 September in a court in the Lower Silesian city of Wroclaw, Bala, 34, was found guilty of co-ordinating the torture, semi-starvation and eventual murder of his ex-wife’s former lover. Search for ” Amok ” on Amazon.

Fiction imitated life, it would seem, but only so far. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.