Chapter 1, pgs. 3-23
1. What is the season at the beginning of the book?
2. In what year does the story begin?
3. What kind of policy movement does Buk protest?
(c) City government.
4. What is Buk's occupation?
5. Where does the Communist government agree to hold discussions with the protesters?
6. Where do many Communist dignitaries vacation or hold meetings?
(a) Bukowski palace.
(b) Gorka castle.
(c) Warsaw Convention Center.
(d) The Church of Lublin.
7. Whose job is it to diffuse the protest at the meeting with protesters?
(a) The President.
(b) The Gestapo.
(c) The Czar.
(d) Minister of Agriculture.
8. At the meeting between the Communist Party and the protesters, what do Buk and Bykowski find that they have a common?
(a) Love of books.
(b) Hobby of painting.
(c) An ancestor.
(d) Interest in farming.
9. What does Bukowski say is better in Poland than in the Russian bloc?
(a) Living conditions.
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