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However, a chain of events sets him off on a journey — first to Africaand later into many new lands, from the depths of Warlock’s domain, through the fabled Library of Alexandria and mysterious flying city, to the Moon colony, and on this journey he may have a chance of regaining his Form….

A to Z Challenge: I is for “Inne Pieśni” (“Other Songs”)

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Forms determine Matters, and human will can change Forms. Twelve centuries have passed since the fall of Rome ; inn since the death of Kristos Christ. September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Retrieved from ” https: Articles lacking in-text citations from September All articles lacking in-text citations Pages to import images to Wikidata Articles that may contain original research from May All articles that may contain original research All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from January Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations.

We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Every Substance is fulfilling its ideal Form, morphewhich “exists” separately from the Matter, hilebut appears only in Substance. The universe of the book is similar to ours with one major exception: There are no atoms or other particlesjust five elements. Hieronim Berbelek was once a powerful strategos a natural born leader whose form makes other people listen to him or herbut when he was innne by one of the kratistosesknown as the Warlock, his Form and spirit were broken, reduced to those of a lowly merchant, a sad, small man, easily molded by others with stronger Forms.


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Books by Jacek Dukaj

The Sun and all the planets are circling Earth, and they move not in vacuum but in aether. This section possibly contains original research. A to Z Challenge is my chance to go back to the books that made a remarkable impression on me, and the letter I brings a rather obscure title for my English-speaking readers, for which I apologize.

In the aura of a despot everyone is a little more egoistic and harsh; in the aura of a hedonist everyone is a little prettier and sensual. Statements consisting only of original research should be removed.

All Matter is composed of those five elements, mixed in proportions determined oieni the Form. Thus, the human mind is able to shape reality in indirect way, to some degree, and most powerful minds have large area effect — their anthos auras, fields of influence can affect entire lands. Having entered the domain of kratistosone gradually finds it more and more natural to behave like him, to look like him, to think like him — to be him.

Philosophical, because Dukaj introduces an overwhelming array of philosophical concepts, but also fiction: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

A to Z Challenge: People can try to train their anthosand there are specializations of personal auras — for example in the presence of ares — a natural born warrior — everything is a deadly weapon and an accidental punch can be a devastating blow.

Inne piesni : Jacek Dukaj :

A Month of Writing — March The Earth is divided into dozens of dominions, each under the pressure of Form of kratistos man or kratista woman: This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations.

That alone would make me interested. This page was last edited on 28 Marchat Travelers will be affected by the anthosacquiring attributes of the land they enter, up to and including its language. There’s no evolution in nature. Dukaj’s primary influence have been javek philosophical concepts of Aristotle and Hegel. Please improve it by verifying the claims made and adding inline citations. Coupled with his experiences in science pisnithe resulting book is hard to put into any pifni genreleading many to describe it as a kind of ‘ philosophical fiction ‘ or ‘sophia fiction’.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Nature is teleological and has a purpose. In this world, Hieronim Berbelek, once a powerful strategos tactician from the country called Vistula this is also the name of a river in Poland tries to find his place after failing to protect a town from an attack by powerful and feared kratistos: The story, even though it has fantasy flavor, is constructed with all the rules of a thorough science-fiction worldbuilding, but at the same time is quite an easy read compared to some of his other works.

The novel is a mixture of fantasyalternate history and science fiction. Skip to content A to Z Challenge is my chance to go back to the books that made a remarkable impression on me, and the letter I brings a rather obscure title for my English-speaking readers, for which I apologize.

Zajdel Awardin Views Read Edit View history. His worlds are strange, are different from what we know, and the reader can experience it with every momen, every sentence.

The covers to the books are stunning!

Diseases are the signs of mind’s insanity, the weakness of Form. Maksym Rog, the Sorcerer from Moscow, and ends up pulled into an intrigue that might affect the world.

Oh, far from that! People with a weaker form can be easily dominated by those with a more powerful Form. Oh yeah, the covers of all his books in this edition are great. I agree that it would have to be a very special translator who could carry out a task like that, but I do hope one is found in my lifetime!