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’. Zofia Wichlacz in Amok () Amok () . Stanislaw Bala a police inspector suspects he has found evidence in a newly-published book entitled ” Amok”. In his debut novel Amok, Polish author Krystian Bala describes the torture and murder of a young woman whose hands are bound behind.

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Polish Murder Stranger Than Fiction

I’m a Killer Bala age 8 Jakub Wons Open Preview See a Problem? The tip of a big toe protrudes through a hole in his left sock. In while Bala was in prison, an appeals court ordered a retrial of the case. According to a judge’s ruling this week in the western Polish city of Wroclaw, Bala was drawing not on his imagination for that scene, but on his own experience. And they said that a phone card was used to place calls to the victim on the morning of his disappearance as well as to Bala’s girlfriend and parents.

Amok by Krystian Bala

The verdict caps months of intense speculation in Poland about Bala’s role in one of the grisliest murder cases in recent memory. This is the first time Bala has agreed to speak to a journalist since his incarceration – and he has plenty to say. Yusuf Kasar rated it really liked it Nov 15, The detective, Jacek Wroblewski, unwillingly inherited the case of Dariusz Janiszewski, who was found dead floating in a lake.

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His family and lawyer said they planned to appeal. Preview — Amok by Krystian Bala. It organizes a labor camp But authorities struggled to solve the case and abandoned it after six months. Bala has bzla knowing him. Visit our Streaming Guide.


The Polish courts drew a different conclusion. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It was hala brutal death, but it would have an even more gruesome coda. Enes rated it it was aok Nov 06, In Amokwhich has turned out to be a best-seller in Poland, Ammok is never caught and gets away with murder.

Sign in with Facebook Other Sign in options. Stuart Taylor rated it did not like it Mar 12, The judge said Bala was driven by jealousy to kill Janiszewski, whom Bala suspected of having an affair with his estranged wife. They were so convinced that the court would release their son at the end of his trial that they had already prepared a ‘Welcome Home’ banner.

Barry Kean rated it did not like it Apr 26, Krystian abandoned his university studies and set up a specialist cleaning company, but the marriage started bwla crumble. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Rumeysa Gokmen rated it it was amazing Nov 11, A Polish pulp fiction writer was sentenced to 25 years in jail yesterday for his role in a grisly case of abduction, torture and murder, a crime that he then baka for the plot of a bestselling thriller.

Audible Download Audio Books. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I am a stupidity exposer, a jester, a rebel, balla the book is fictional, it is nothing to do with my life. A doctor was called and declared there was nothing physically wrong with Bala. I t seems curious, given the circumstances, that Krystian Bala should feel the need to be polite. Police struggled to dig up any clues until a tip five years later led them to a novel with an eerily similar murder — and its author, Krystian Bala, who suspected the victim of having an affair with his estranged wife.


Jacek Sokolski Zofia Wichlacz He would say, “You can have it if you want, but I want to set it free. Soon after the baoa aired, the program’s Web site dedicated to the case received hits from computers in Singapore, South Korea and Japan.

Bala could not explain that. Return to Book Page.

The killer in Bala’s alcohol- and sex-fueled “Amok” gets away with his grisly crime. Pawellas rated it really liked it Mar 30, He is the best son I could wish for. The police had little to go on.

Krystian Bala (Author of Amok)

You can read Baa full article at The New Yorkerbut the reason I bring this up now is because a film adaptation is in the works, and recent reports from The Wrap have linked Jim Carrey to the lead role. When Krystian moved out of the couple’s Wroclaw apartment inhe hired a private detective to monitor his wife’s movements. Fiction balx life, it would seem, but only so far. The story of charismatic painter Wladyslaw Strzeminski, who opposed social realism and maintained his own artistic freedom in spite of political obstacles.

Stranger than fiction

His body showed signs of starvation and torture. A year later, the couple had a son. The people who did this have still not been found. Amook and try again.