Translated from the Polish by Antonia Lloyd-Jones, read by Avin Shah
He took the kid to the restaurant at the end of the first passenger deck. Most of the seats were already occupied, mainly by football fans on their way home from an away match. A few dozen blokes in their club colours – they all looked rather sour-faced, which showed unambiguously that the match hadn’t ended favourably for them. Some of them had already opened their first cans of beer, and were loudly fulminating against the “sodding French”. Rybka managed to get a seat in the corner, right by the window, where there was also a view of the television set suspended from the ceiling.