"[Still Life with a Bridle]
provides English-language readers witha welcome glimpse of the terrific intelligence and attention to craft that has made Mr. Herbert one of Poland's leading writers and an essential figure in European letters." -- The New York Times Book Review
About the Author
Zbigniew Herbert (1924-1998) was a spiritual leader of the anticommunist movement in Poland. His work has been translated into almost every European language; he has won numerous prizes, most recently the Jerusalem Prize and the T. S. Eliot Prize. His books include Selected Poems, Report from the Besieged City and Other Poems, Mr. Cogito, Still Life with a Bridle, and the new prose collection The King of the Ants, all available from The Ecco Press.