Adam Sumera is a senior lecturer in the Department of British Literature and Culture, University of Łódź. His publications include Muriel Spark’s Novels (Łódź UP, 1996), “Ian McEwan’s The Innocent: The Novel and the Movie” in Anglistik: International Journal of English Studies, 21.2, 2010, “Monty Python’s Fliegender Zirkus: The Unique German Show,” in: Tomasz Dobrogoszcz (ed.), Nobody Expects the Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts in Monty Python (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2014). He is also active as a translator from English and German. His current research is devoted to film adaptations of contemporary British fiction.