What binds all of Leopold Tyrmand’s work together is he himself. Even when drawing a wide panorama of the social life of the People’s Republic of Poland, the writer was self-creating. It also included the outfit he wore: red-green-orange-black striped socks, shortish shorts, and checked English jackets. To this day, Tyrmand remains one of the characters with the greatest influence on Polish pop culture and popularity of jazz music in Poland.
Liebert’s legacy reflects the dilemmas of a generation which was to create Poland anew