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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Body found with signs of torture. Nataly LY rated it it was amazing Oct 01, The detective, Jacek Wroblewski, unwillingly inherited the case of Dariusz Janiszewski, who was found dead floating in a lake. But it was another two years before an anonymous tip-off about the contents of the book prompted police to reopen their investigation.
The evidence against him, however damning, was also entirely circumstantial.
Clues to the killing were found in Bala’s first novel Amokpublished several years after Janiszewski’s killing. Search for ” Amok ” on Amazon. Inside, the walls of the large, draughty rooms are crammed with family photographs.
Dariusz Janiszewski, 35 Method of murder: IMDb’s Guide to Streaming. MuhammEd Balaa rated it it was amazing Aug 06, No one knows whether he suffocated in this way before being thrown in the Odra or whether he drowned there. He claims he found Janiszewski’s mobile in a cafe and brushes aside inconvenient facts as ‘lies’.
But there remains none the less a substantial element of doubt concerning Bala’s conviction.
But police were unable to make progress in their investigation, and six months later they shelved the case. But Bala was released after three days for insufficient evidence, despite the commissar’s conviction that he had his villain. The verdict amk months of intense speculation in Poland about Bala’s role in one of the grisliest murder cases in recent memory.
True Crime Thursday: Krystian Bala and Truth-Laced Fiction
Stanislawa was two years older, a restaurant chef who had taught herself to cook after leaving school with no qualifications. In amko debut novel AmokPolish author Krystian Bala describes the torture and murder of a young woman whose hands are bound behind her back with a cord that is then looped to form a noose around her neck.
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 amokk an affair with his estranged wife.
Views Read Edit View history. He was good-looking and popular with the girls – his friends nicknamed him Amora, the Polish equivalent of Casanova.
Stranger than fiction
To this day, Stanislawa remains so terrified of her ex-husband that she refused to give her full address when bxla testified in court.
Bala, who has protested his innocence and who contends that the details in his book were gleaned from press reports, is planning to appeal, according to his lawyer.
Police uncovered evidence that Bala had known the dead man, had telephoned him around the time of his disappearance and had then sold the dead man’s mobile phone on the internet within days of the murder.
Refresh and try again. The author, 34, has been sentenced to 25 years in jail for having a role in the murder of a Polish businessman whose body was discovered in the river Oder with a cord binding his hands behind his back that was also looped into a noose around his neck.
Krystian Bala – Wikipedia
The detective, Jacek Wroblewski, unwillingly inherited the case of Dariusz Janiszewski, who was found dead floating in a lake. See all 5 questions about Amok…. 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, bzla on his own experience.
The bloated, semi-naked body of Janiszewski, a year-old advertising company director, was discovered by anglers on the banks of Wroclaw’s River Odra on a washed-out, grey December morning in Thank you very much in advance.
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’. A telephone card recovered in the search was later shown to have been used on the day of Janiszewski’s disappearance to make calls to the victim’s mother and his place of work.
It’s very vulgar and it was hard for me to read it, but I knew I had to.