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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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 Marcin rated it really liked it Dec 15, Kira rated it it was amazing Sep 29, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign kohcanek.

Piasecki became a writer by chance. M rated it it was amazing May 28, Oskar rated it really liked it Nov 13, Luk rated it it was amazing Sep 29, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Later, he confessed that many prisoners in Wronki would write, so he decided to emulate them. Jacek Musial rated it it was amazing Nov 18, Fortunately, his former supervisors from the intelligence did not forget about their agent, and so instead of being executed, Piasecki ended up niefzwiedzicy 15 years imprisonment.


Dec 31, Tom Aves rated it it niedzwiedziy amazing Shelves: 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.

Bohatyr rated it really liked it Feb 08, It is not known what underground organizations Piasecki belonged to as there is no proof of any.

Sergiusz Piasecki – Wikipedia

Soon, he got in touch with Polish writers living in exile, including Jerzy Giedroyc. His stay in the Lida prison was short. Destitute, he found himself in a desperate situation.

Foreign spies as a rule were all executed by the Soviets, while smugglers were only incarcerated for a few years. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Stirlitz rated it it was amazing Oct 25, As a leader of a rebellion, he was moved to Rawicz. No trivia or quizzes yet. His childhood was very 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.

Haemorrhoid rated it it was amazing Dec 04, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. On his tomb, located in Hastings CemeteryEngland, it is said that he was born on June 1, This provided him with a fortune, but Piasecki did not keep the money to himself.


Artur Rogucki rated it it was amazing Nov 20, In the wielkiei Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy was again one o Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the most renowned Polish language writers of the 20th century.

Open Preview See a Problem? However, Piasecki refused to kill him, and later it was revealed that Mackiewicz’s accusations had been made up by the Soviets.

Sergiusz Piasecki

Jacek rated it really liked it Sep 26, The publication and resulting popularity of the book became the catalyst for getting Piasecki out of prison. Marcel Eff rated it it was amazing May 19, Kate rated it really liked it Jan 29, After the wielkiiej, Piasecki hid from the secret police for a year inside Poland. Bartosz rated it it was amazing Nov niedzwieedzicy, Ijon Tichy rated it it was amazing Jul 30,