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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This page was kochabek edited on 14 Decemberat According to his autobiographical writing, at the time of the Bolshevik takeover of Russia in NovemberPiasecki at age sixteen, found himself in Moscow.

Andrzej Babirecki rated it it was amazing Oct 03, 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 Jacek Musial rated it it was amazing Dec 04, He needed it to bribe the Soviet prison guards, as his men were frequently caught and incarcerated.

Ijon Tichy rated it it was amazing Jul 30, Armed, he decided to rob two Jews, Jodel Boryszanski and Morduch Drazlin, who were crossing the forest in a cart.

He niexzwiedzicy from them 1, zlotysa gold watch and other items. Oskar rated it really liked it Nov 13, In the summer ofPiasecki fought in the Battle of Radzyminand this experience tied him with Poland for the rest of his life. Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Agnieszka Drozd rated it really liked it Jan 23, Artur Rogucki rated it it was amazing Nov 20, Even though he had never been a member of the Home Army he said he worked for its executive branch No 2, which — like many of his stories — was never confirmed[4] he had cooperated with the Polish resistance, and in became an executioner, carrying out capital punishment sentences handed down by underground Polish courts.


Sergiusz Piasecki

Moreover, this was not only about the money. The publication and resulting popularity of the book became the catalyst for getting Piasecki out of prison. As he was regarded a troublesome prisoner, he was often kept in isolation ward, where he got sick with tuberculosis.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Living abroad, Piasecki did not stop writing. Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the most renowned Polish language writers of the 20th century.

Sergiusz Piasecki – Wikipedia

Soon, he got in touch with Polish writers living in exile, including Jerzy Giedroyc. According to his own life story, he was looked after by stepmother Filomena Gruszewska, a devout Catholic, who openly disliked him. Later, he wrote two books about his war activities.

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Fortunately, his former supervisors from the intelligence did not forget about their agent, and so instead of being executed, Piasecki ended up with 15 years imprisonment. Bohatyr rated it really liked it Feb 08, Piasecki became fluent in Polish as an adult.


His personal documents in possession of Piasecki’s son: Atwayoi rated it it was ok Jul 04, Perhaps the discrepancies came from his work as intelligence agent, but there is no way to confirm many of his personal stories. Conversely, Piasecki hated the Russian school — as he later explained — and in the seventh grade, armed with a pistol attacked the teacher.

InPiasecki moved to England, his name can be found on a resolution of Union of Polish Writers in Exile, which wielkiiej all concerned to stop publishing in the Communist-occupied country. Allegedly, he discovered connections between Soviets and some Polish V. Sentenced to jail, he escaped while in prison, and thus his formal education ended. In February Piasecki was fired from the Polish intelligence.