Olga Syedakova, The Angel of Reims and Other Poems
Translation: Adam Pomorski
Editor: Laurynas Vaičiūnas
Cover design, illustrations: Jagoda Pecela
Publisher: College of Eastern Europe
Olga Syedakova’s “The Angel of Reims and Other Poems” is the first book of poetry of the leading representative of the Russian metaphysical poetry in Polish. Constructed on a refined intellectual level, her works are based on three keystones – early Christianity, Slavic and classic antiquity and the Far East. The hypnotic poems provoke looking at the world with a distance to material reality and reflecting on the universality of our civilization.