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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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Extensa (Jacek Dukaj)

Retrieved from ” https: Among his favorite writers is Australian writer Greg Extensqand Dukaj’s books bear some resemblance to Egan’s, or to the likes of David Brin ‘s, although his stylistic brio makes him as much a ‘literary’ as a ‘hard science fiction’ writer. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.

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I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? At least such an information I found on the web. You reminded me of the TED video I watched recently. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Dukaj studied philosophy at the Extesna University. So they make a list, and they give it to the post-human representative that manifests in an old abandoned crypt in the Bazaar Town. In order to post comments, please make sure JavaScript and Cookies are enabled, and reload the page. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.


Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Proudly powered by Monkeys. It also prevents them from optimizing their computronium, as they have to route around it. Mars, and the asteroid belt have already been disassembled and converted to computational resources, likely in a project leading up to a full blown Matrioshka brain. Hardware Dreams Mar 16, Those posts who have left the Earth are actually doing much better in terms of adopting their environment to their needs.

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Provide feedback about this page. Amazon Second Chance Pass it extensw, trade it in, give it a second life. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. In the middle of that maelstrom of computation lies the Green Kingdom, which is not actually a kingdom. Maybe few thousand, if even that. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

Extensa by Jacek Dukaj

It is a very nifty way to present the story and I enjoyed it quite a bit. The very fabric of the Green Kingdom is made from the same reconfigurable nanomachinery that they use for processing.

At scheduled intervals, tradesmen of each clan travel to ruins of a small picturesque town dukzj hold a grand bazaar where they exchange goods, and hold council where they vote extensz the matters of the kingdom, resolve territorial disputes and etc. Further suggestions might be found on the article’s talk page. March 25, at 5: 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.


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djkaj He does not have the faintest clue how to communicate with it. A lot of things are merely hinted at or implied. Please try your request again later. Jacek Dukaj born 30 July is a Polish science fiction and fantasy writer. He makes a shocking discovery — the anomaly is another Extensa like system. Low to High Price: Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. 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.