The author of the paper describes most important editorial problems of Leopold Buczkowski's works. The researcher performs an analysis of Buczkowski's literary creation, refering both to the already published texts as well as the ones treasured in the collection of Museum of Literature. The subject of detailed considerations is two novels 'Rough' and 'Black Torrent'. As for the former, the author presents the trials and tribulations with the censorship, reconstructs the fragments deleted by the censorship and reflects upon the origin of the text. The latter is discussed from the point of view of the difficulties caused by the reading of the text. The author of the paper attempts to answer the question how the text can be made more comprehensible with the use of the tools possessed by the editor.