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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Bogdan Sarazhynski niedzwuedzicy it it was amazing Oct 09, In early s, Piasecki skillfully organized whole web of Polish agents, covering the area of Soviet Belarus.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Bartosz rated it it was amazing Nov 29, Thus, a Belarusian unit under Polish command was created, and soon Piasecki was transferred to Warsaw ‘s school of infantry cadets. 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. niedzdiedzicy

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

He needed it to bribe the Soviet prison guards, as his men were frequently caught and incarcerated. Kate rated it really liked it Jan 29, He once publicly declared that he would gladly take any job that would result in erasing Communism. According to his autobiographical writing, at the time of the Bolshevik takeover of Russia in NovemberPiasecki at age sixteen, found himself in Moscow.

Books by Sergiusz Piasecki. It is not known what underground organizations Piasecki belonged to as there is no proof of any.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Piasecki became fluent in Polish as an adult. In late JulyPiasecki was wandering in the forests south of Wilno. This provided him with a fortune, but Piasecki did not keep the money to himself.


Later, he wrote two books about his war activities. These events were later described by him in Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy. MK rated it it was amazing Jun 21, Thomas – rated it really liked it Jun 23, Sentenced to jail, he escaped while in prison, and thus his formal education ended. Allegedly, he discovered connections between Soviets and some Polish V. Foreign spies as a rule were all executed by the Soviets, while smugglers were only incarcerated for a few years.

It is not possible to niedzwiedzocy whether his evacuation card is authentic. 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.

His stay in the Lida prison was short. Return to Book Page. In late s he came to the conclusion that humor was the best weapon to fight the Communists. In the summer ofPiasecki fought in the Battle of Radzyminand this experience tied him with Poland for the rest of his life. According to kocahnek own life story, he was looked after by stepmother Filomena Gruszewska, a devout Catholic, who openly disliked him.

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

The book sold out within a month, it was the third most popular publication of interwar Poland. Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Sep 09, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Conversely, Piasecki hated the Russian school — as he later explained — and in the seventh grade, armed with a pistol attacked the teacher. Living abroad, Piasecki did not stop writing.


Artur Rogucki rated it it was amazing Nov kocnanek, Haemorrhoid rated it it was amazing Dec kohanek, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Also, he was at odds with his fellow smugglers. After the war, Piasecki hid from the secret police for a year inside Poland.

His wartime noms de guerre were “Sucz”, “Kira” and “Konrad”. In the first Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy was again one o Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the most renowned Polish language writers of the 20th century. During the occupation of Poland, he was offered a chance to move to Francebut refused and decided to stay in his occupied homeland.


Atwayoi rated it it was ok Jul 04, The publication and resulting popularity of the book became the catalyst for getting Piasecki out of prison. Afterwards, he was asked to join Polish intelligenceas his language skills he spoke Russian and Belarusian fluently were highly regarded.

His personal documents in possession of Piasecki’s son: Later, he confessed that many prisoners in Wronki would write, so he decided to emulate them. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This page was last edited on 14 Decemberat He saw with his own eyes the barbarity of the Bolshevik revolution, and from then on, became an avid anti-Communist. The researchers are unable to prove any of his family names, surnames and pseudonyms used during the war.