Ice: Novel. Parts I–II

Ice: Novel. Parts I–II Jacek Dukaj

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The Tunguska catastrophe in 1908 turned into the fact that the terrains of Eurasia were occupied by the Chills that freeze everything: from metals to history. The Great War did not take place, and Russia remained an empire under Ice, fabulously rich in valuable minerals with incredible qualities. Members of the Polish underground continue to compete for the independence, and one of them, having wound up in katorga, seems to have learned to speak with the Chills and became a hero of legends under the name of Father Frost. The tzar’s political police, in order to use Father Frost for their own purposes, sent for a meeting with him his son, a young Warsaw mathematician and desperate gambler Benedykt Gierosławski. His journey by the Trans-Siberian Express will turn into a stunning adventure, and what is more, he will meet his great love.

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Product code: 00202

ISBN: 978-617-664-150-6

Publish year: 2018

Genre: Fiction literature

Age categories: Adult

Cover: Hardcover

Size: 22×15 см


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From Oral Narrationto Writing

Posted by Jacek Dukay

December 18, 2018


Fragments of conversation of Halyna Kruk and Bohdan Pastukh with Jacek Dukaj

Similarly, what existed in oral culture during thousands of years of human narrative, what was repeatedmany a time, but was not recorded, that disappeared without a trace. Except for what was recorded at the time of the fading of oral culture, at the dawn of writing. That is, what then circulated between people when the writing was dawning, that was given the chance to be recorded in the first examples of this writing.

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