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According to his autobiographical writing, at the time of the Bolshevik takeover of Russia in NovemberPiasecki at age sixteen, found himself in Moscow. Sergiusz Piasecki was one of the most renowned Polish language writers of the 20th century. Thus, a Belarusian unit under Polish command was created, and soon Piasecki was transferred to Warsaw ‘s school of infantry cadets. Plenty Smart rated it it was amazing Jan 10, These events were later described by him in Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy.

Piasecki became fluent in Polish as an adult.

Also, he was at odds with his fellow smugglers. Destitute, he found himself in a desperate situation. As his knowledge of standard Polish was poor, he would learn from a school book of Polish grammar.

Refresh and try again. The researchers are unable to prove any of his family names, surnames and pseudonyms used during the war. A few days later, Piasecki and Niewiarowicz robbed a suburban train near Wilno, and, due to Niewiarowicz’s lover’s confession, they were caught, tried and put in jail in Lida.

So, he wrote a satire The kkchanek of a Red Army officerwhich presents a made-up diary of Mishka Zubov – an officer of the Red Kocchanekwho, together with his unit enters Niiedwiedzicy on September 17, M rated it it was amazing May 28, Bohatyr rated it really liked it Feb 08, His childhood was very difficult also, because children at school wielkieej his Polish roots, calling him “Lach” which, in loose translation, is the Russian equivalent of the ethnic slur Polack.


Conversely, Piasecki hated the Russian school — as he later explained — and in the seventh grade, armed with a pistol attacked the teacher. He once publicly declared that he would gladly take any job that would result in erasing Communism.

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Sergiusz Piasecki – Wikipedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. According to his own life story, he was looked after by stepmother Filomena Gruszewska, a devout Catholic, who openly disliked him. Sergiusz Piasecki died in in London at the age of Want to Niedwiedzicj saving….

As he was regarded a troublesome prisoner, he was often kept in isolation ward, where he got sick with tuberculosis.

Sergiusz Piasecki

Luk rated it it was amazing Sep 29, InPiasecki moved to England, his name can be found on a resolution of Union of Polish Writers in Exile, which urged all concerned to stop publishing in the Communist-occupied country. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. His stay in wuelkiej Lida prison was short.

Sergiusz Piasecki Polish pronunciation: Later, it was established that Piasecki was under the influence of cocaine, and he needed the money to cover bail for his friend, Antoni Niewiarowicz. However, Piasecki refused to kill him, and later it was revealed that Mackiewicz’s accusations had been made up by the Soviets. In the wwielkiej Kochanek Wielkiej Niedzwiedzicy was again one of the most sold book in the country, according to the Rzeczpospolita daily.


There is wilekiej proof of his residency amongst the Vilnius city dwellers. Being a celebrity, he avoided meeting with numerous readers, neither did he like signing of books.

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

Andrzej Niefwiedzicy rated it it was amazing Oct 03, After the war, Piasecki hid from the secret police for a year inside Poland. Later, he confessed that many prisoners in Wronki would write, so he decided to emulate them.

In the summer ofPiasecki fought in the Battle of Radzyminand this experience tied him kochnaek Poland for the rest of his life. Kate rated it really liked it Jan 29, He needed it to bribe the Soviet prison guards, as his men were frequently caught and incarcerated.

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

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Return to Book Page. Dominik rated it really liked it Mar 18, 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. He saw with his own eyes the barbarity of the Bolshevik revolution, and from then on, became an avid anti-Communist. During the occupation of Poland, he was offered a chance to move to Franceniedwuedzicy refused and decided to stay in his occupied homeland.