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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Bohatyr rated it really liked it Feb 08, However, Piasecki refused to kill him, and later it was revealed that Mackiewicz’s accusations had been made up by the Soviets. Views Read Edit View history.


Lists with This Book. According to his own life story, he was looked after by stepmother Filomena Gruszewska, a devout Catholic, who openly disliked him. Niedzwiedzivy his knowledge of standard Polish was poor, he would learn from a school book of Polish grammar. So, the enterprising agent found another source of income — smuggling. In Aprilhe escaped to Italywhere he spotted the Italian translation of his own Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy.


Conversely, Piasecki hated the Russian school — as he later niedwziedzicy — and in the seventh grade, armed with a pistol attacked the teacher. Open Preview See a Problem? Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the most renowned Polish language writers of the 20th century.


Destitute, he found himself in a desperate situation. Kate rated it really liked it Jan 29, Trivia About Kochanek Wielkiej The day of his release was sensational, crowds of journalists were waiting at a gate, and Piasecki himself was shocked at technical novelties, such as radio, which had become common since Being a celebrity, he avoided meeting with numerous readers, neither did he like signing of books.

His supervisors were very pleased with his work, but they did not have enough money to cover all expenses incurred by Piasecki and the growing number of his men. Thus, a Belarusian unit under Polish command was created, and soon Piasecki was transferred to Warsaw ‘s school of infantry cadets.

Pawian rated it it was amazing Feb 05, Plenty Smart rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Sergiusz Piasecki Polish pronunciation: Return to Book Page. Marcel Eff rated it it was amazing May 19, Piasecki became a writer by chance. As he was regarded a troublesome prisoner, he was often kept in isolation ward, where he got sick with tuberculosis. His most famous work, Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy The lover of Ursa Majorpublished inwas the third most popular book of the interbellum Niedziwedzicy.

Jacek Musial rated it it was amazing Nov 18, The researchers are unable to prove any of his family names, surnames and pseudonyms used during the war. In the first Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy was again one of the most sold book in the country, according to the Rzeczpospolita daily. A few days later, Piasecki and Niewiarowicz robbed a suburban train near Wilno, and, due to Niewiarowicz’s lover’s confession, they were caught, tried and put in jail in Lida.


Afterwards, he was asked to join Polish intelligenceas his language skills he spoke Russian and Belarusian fluently were highly regarded.

Sentenced to jail, he escaped while in prison, and thus his formal education ended. Allegedly, he discovered connections between Soviets and some Polish V. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Refresh and try kocanek. Dominik rated it really liked it Mar 18, It is not clear why this happened. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Sergiusz Piasecki

He might have stayed in a hotel. 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.

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