Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the best known Polish language writers of the mid 20th century. His crowning achievement, Kochanek Wielkiej Niedźwiedzicy. Get this from a library! Kochanek Wielkiej Niedźwiedzicy. [Sergiusz Piasecki]. [Kochanek wielkiej niedzwiedzicy.] Lover of the Great Bear. [A novel.] (Translated by John Mann.). by Sergiusz Piasecki; John MANN, pseud. Print book. English.

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InPiasecki moved to England, his name can be found on a resolution of Union of Polish Writers in Exile, which urged all concerned to stop publishing in the Communist-occupied country. No trivia or quizzes yet. Pawian rated it it was amazing Feb 05, His personal documents in possession of Piasecki’s son: He stole from them 1, zlotysa gold watch and other items.

Kochanek Wielkiej Niedźwiedzicy: (in 2 vols). Tom 2. by Sergiusz Piasecki

Another one of his novels, an anti-Soviet satire Zapiski oficera Armii Czerwonej The memoirs of a Red Army officerhad already been reprinted several times. Kate rated it really liked it Jan 29, This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

M rated it it was amazing May 28, Plenty Smart rated it it was amazing Jan 10, In late JulyPiasecki was wandering in the forests south of Wilno. Being a celebrity, he avoided meeting with numerous readers, neither did he like signing of books.

Agnieszka Drozd rated it really liked it Jan 23, Lists with This Book. In February Piasecki was fired from the Polish intelligence.

As he was regarded a troublesome prisoner, he was often kept in isolation ward, where he got sick with tuberculosis. Foreign spies as a rule were all executed by the Soviets, while smugglers were only incarcerated for a few years. There, he incited another riot, and was moved to Koronowo and later to Wronki.

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Kochanek Wielkiej Niedźwiedzicy: (in 2 vols). Tom 2.

Oskar rated it really liked it Nov 13, Bohatyr rated it really liked it Feb 08, Jacek Musial rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Afterwards, he was asked to join Polish intelligenceas his language skills he spoke Russian and Belarusian fluently were highly regarded. According to his autobiographical writing, at the time of the Bolshevik takeover weilkiej Russia in NovemberPiasecki at age sixteen, found himself in Moscow.

Books by Sergiusz Piasecki. Luk rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Atwayoi rated it it was ok Jul 04, In the first Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy was again one of the most sold book in the country, according to the Rzeczpospolita daily. Also, he was at odds with his fellow smugglers. Piasecki became a writer by chance. Soon, he got in touch with Polish writers living in exile, including Jerzy Giedroyc. Living abroad, Piasecki did not stop writing.

He was an illegitimate son of a russifed Polish nobleman Michal Piasecki and a Belarusian mother Klaudia Kukalowicz, a servant working for the Piasecki family, whom Sergiusz never met. A few days later, Piasecki and Niewiarowicz robbed a suburban wielkiiej near Wilno, and, due to Niewiarowicz’s lover’s confession, they were caught, tried and put in jail in Lida.

Sergiusz Piasecki Polish pronunciation: Return to Book Page. The researchers are unable to prove any of his family names, surnames and pseudonyms used during niedzwjedzicy war.

The niedzwiedzzicy sold out within a month, it was the third most popular publication of interwar Poland. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. On his tomb, located in Hastings CemeteryEngland, it is said that he was born on June 1, Thus, a Belarusian unit under Polish command was created, and soon Piasecki was transferred to Warsaw ‘s school of infantry cadets. He once publicly declared that he would gladly take any job that would result in erasing Communism. So, the enterprising agent found another source of income — smuggling.


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Sergiusz Piasecki

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. During the occupation of Poland, he was offered a chance to move to Francebut refused and decided to stay in his occupied homeland. Goodreads helps you keep track of niedzwiedzixy you want to read.

In the summer ofPiasecki fought in the Battle of Radzyminand this experience tied him with Poland for the rest of his life. Haemorrhoid rated it it was amazing Dec 04, His stay in the Lida prison was short.

His childhood was kochxnek difficult also, because children at school mocked his Polish roots, calling him “Lach” which, in loose translation, is the Russian equivalent of the ethnic slur Polack.

Dominik rated it really liked it Mar 18, This provided him with a fortune, but Piasecki did not keep the money to himself.

Bogdan Sarazhynski rated it it was amazing Oct 09, However, Piasecki refused to kill him, and later it was revealed that Mackiewicz’s accusations had been made up by the Soviets. Sergiusz Piasecki died in in London at the age of

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