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Antonia Lloyd-Jones about translating the crime novels of Zygmunt Miłoszewski

Whenever I’m asked for an example of a spicy Polish phrase, the idiom that comes to mind is one that I first encountered in “A Grain of Truth” by Zygmunt Miłoszewski. You’ll find it on page 79, when the main character, Prosecutor Szacki, is relieved to hear that his boss will deal with the journalists asking awkward questions about his case. “Not his circus, not his monkeys”, he thinks – not his problem....

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