With his fourth novel, “Extensa”, Jacek Dukaj continues his systematic attempt to extend the conventional boundaries of the genre and to attract. A thinking-man’s science-fiction writer who enjoys massive cross-oversuccess in Poland. This novel by the reigning master of Polish literary science fiction. Jacek Dukaj is a Polish writer, author of novels, novellas, short stories, essays. Books By Jacek Dukaj Extensa (Polish Edition). by Jacek.

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AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Your email address will not be published. The book is about stragglers — extreme religious conservatives that got scared of extemsa progress and decided to live like their ancestors did. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.

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Czarne oceany Polska wersja jezykowa. Usually ships within 6 to 10 days. You reminded me of the TED video I watched recently. And, despite your star reviews I am not going to learn Polish!

It takes him years to establish presence in the system, expand his remote feelers and do some preliminary measurements and to teach himself old-world astronomy and physics from ancient books to understand the data he is collecting. Dukaj is known for the complexity of his books, and it is often said that a single short story of Dukaj contains more ideas than many other writers put into their books in their lifetime.


Unlike the previous books of Dukaj that dazzle you with linguistic pyrotechnics and segue into Neal Stephenson style philosophical and scientific tangents, or astute socio-political commentary, Extensa is very simple in structure.

Extens is the second of Dukaj’s four stand alone novels, and the only one that has not won the Janusz A. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Mars, and the asteroid belt have already been disassembled and converted to computational resources, likely in a project leading up to a full extensq Matrioshka brain.

They also put together The List. Languages Polski Edit links. Each estate is kept extenas a clan, or an extended family unit of a dozen or so people that work to keep the farmstead going. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But for a someone who was born and raised into a culture that views posts as nothing but demon-spawn that tempts the noble Good fearing humans with immortality, while leading them towards eternal damnation this is not such an easy choice.

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At least such an information I found on the web. They want to live pre-industrial rural life, fearing a domino effect.

He snaps his fingers and their carts fill with light bulbs, petrol, china, Tupperware and all kinds of modern luxury goods. Share your thoughts with other customers. March 9, at 2: Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Learn more at Author Central.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Most of the surface of Earth was reconfigured as a computronium matrix where most of the post humans now do their processing. Learn more about Amazon Prime. So they make a xukaj, and they give it to the post-human representative that manifests in an old abandoned crypt in the Bazaar Town.


Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Available for immediate download. Zajdel Award it was nominated for it in The problem is that their population is to small duakj build an industry that could make these things, and their culture and customs forbids bootstrapping industry.

Extensa by Jacek Dukaj

It is a completely alien thing — a proof not only of life, but of advanced civilizations existing outside of the solar system. Click here for instructions on how to enable JavaScript in your browser. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It is a very nifty way to present the story and I enjoyed it quite a bit. Sounds like a no-brainer, right?

At scheduled intervals, tradesmen of each clan travel to ruins of a small picturesque town and hold a grand bazaar where they exchange goods, and hold council where they vote on the matters of the kingdom, resolve territorial disputes and etc.

Once near the target, the entangled set that was left on Earth would be implanted into a host.

Each carried a payload of quantum entangled particles, and a nano factory. The Old Axolotl is the first book of Dukaj published in English in The telescopes and pre-singularity space exploration equipment is ok. Duksj Niedoskonalosc Polska wersja jezykowa. Only 1 left in stock – order soon. Views Read Edit View history. But it was published as a rather thin hard cover book.