Books

At Stork Press reading is breathing to us. Every book we publish has its own unforgettable story to tell. We hope you’ll enjoy reading them as much we enjoyed discovering them. Our fiction titles are books that take the breath away.
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Rudolf Heinz’s life is far from perfect. His son avoids him, he’s a terrible guitar player, and he lives in constant pain. But there is one thing Rudolf Heinz is really good at – he’s the best profiler in Poland when it comes to serial killers. When the police find the dead bodies of two [...] Read more »
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Freshta

Welcome to Kabul: one family, countless secrets. When Herra, a Russian-Tadjik woman, falls in love with Nadir, an Afghan, she has no idea about the life that awaits her in post-Taliban Afghanistan, nor about the family she is about to join. A grandfather who is a feminist, an adopted young boy who astounds with his [...] Read more »
House of the Missing

House of the Missing

A girl wakes in a forest—her clothes are scorched, her mind blank. Who is she, how did she get there, and who are the monsters lurking among the trees? Finding a house buried in the woods, the girl is taken in by the family who reside there, and slowly begins to heal. But, as she [...] Read more »
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Illegal Liaisons

A passionate novel of unstoppable physical obsession amongst a group of Brussels eurocrats, Illegal Liaisons offers a fascinating insight into the first Polish generation that is truly ‘free’, but struggle to know where the boundaries of that freedom lie. Jonathan takes the role of a stay-at-home dad when his wife Megi moves the family from Poland to [...] Read more »
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Madame Mephisto

What would you talk about if you were stuck in a room with a drug dealer for five days? Meet Magda – hardcore drug-dealing queen, or guardian angel? She is one of the new wave of Polish immigrants to the UK, a woman who will stop at nothing to expand her drug dealing business, and will even make the ultimate sacrifice of the people who love and trust her. Read more »
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Mother Departs (Special Edition)

A unique mix of prose and poetry, of the joy of life and the agony of loss, in Mother Departs Różewicz creates a rich and complex portrait of his mother Stefania and of her indelible influence on her extraordinary family. Weaving together fragments from diaries, stories and notebooks – including moving texts written by his [...] Read more »
Tadeusz Różewicz Mother Departs PB

Mother Departs

A unique mix of prose and poetry, of the joy of life and the agony of loss, in Mother Departs Różewicz creates a rich and complex portrait of his mother Stefania and of her indelible influence on her extraordinary family. Weaving together fragments from diaries, stories and notebooks – including moving texts written by his two brothers [...] Read more »
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Polychrome

Everybody’s life is riddled with secrets… Maciej Bartol, police detective, casts a large shadow over those around him, although in truth his mother always seems to have the last word. Bartol has been called to investigate two very different death scenes – an art restorer in the most prominent part of Poznań, and a man [...] Read more »
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The Assassin from Apricot City

Turkey – a country torn between East and West, Islam and Islamophobia; permeated with both conservatism and post-modernity. As he travels across this fascinating and beautiful country, Szabłowski heads for the most remote villages and towns to meet young women who have run away from honour killings, wives forced by their husbands into prostitution, a family of immigrants from Africa who [...] Read more »
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The Finno-Ugrian Vampire

Although many teenagers these days would tell you there is nothing more exciting than being a vampire, Jerne Volt Ampere is not ready to embrace her destiny; she would much rather spend her time writing children’s books than sucking the blood of the innocent. Unfortunately this doesn’t sit well with her 200-year old grandmother, with [...] Read more »