The Painted Bird
The Painted Bird
Jerzy Kosinski

This controversial novel shows the horrors of a young boy who goes into hiding, running from the atrocities of the Holocaust in the beginning of WW2. Deeply moving with sadness & violence, it's a book you’ll not soon forget. --Recommended by Don, City Lights Books

A harrowing story that follows the wanderings of a boy abandoned by his parents during World War II, this classic novel, originally published in 1965, is a dark masterpiece that examines the proximity of terror and savagery to innocence and love. It is the first, and the most famous, novel by one of the most important and original writers of this century.

Title The Painted Bird
Author Jerzy Kosinski
Publisher Grove Press
Title First Published 09 August 1995
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 234 p.
ISBN-10 080213422X
ISBN-13 9780802134226
Publication Date 09 August 1995
Main content page count 234
Weight 16 oz.

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