Photographs by Josef Koudelka
Essay by Czeslaw Milosz
French title: Exils
Available again with 10 new images, this remains one of the most powerful documents of the spiritual and physical state of exile ever published.
The sense of mystery that fills these photographs – mostly taken during Koudelka’s years of wandering through Europe and the United States since leaving his native Czechoslovakia – speaks of passion and reserve, of his ‘rage to see’. The brilliant accompanying essay by Robert Delpire invokes the soul of man in search of a spiritual homeland; it speaks with a remarkable and unforgettable...