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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But it was published as a rather thin hard cover book. Hmm, I might have seen this in Russian, need to look again. He snaps his fingers and their carts fill with light bulbs, petrol, china, Tupperware and all kinds of modern luxury goods.

While they sworn away modern locomotion and communication they like to have glass windows, aluminum spoon and forks duaj the kitchen and china instead of clay for their tableware.

Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Provide feedback about this page. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Retrieved 20 March 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. Extensa – book cover. The baselines of course see the deconstruction of mars as a proof that sxtensa post-human technology is dangerous and that the posts are using it recklessly.


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Maybe few thousand, if even that. In the middle of that maelstrom of computation lies the Green Kingdom, which is not actually a kingdom. The Old Axolotl is the first book of Dukaj published in English in Hardware Dreams Mar 16, Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Each carried a payload of quantum entangled particles, and a nano factory. Among his favorite writers is Australian writer Greg Eganand 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.

Once near the target, the entangled set that was left on Earth would be implanted into a host.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. March 25, at 5: English Choose a language for shopping. Unlike the previous books of Dukaj that dazzle you with linguistic pyrotechnics and segue into Neal Stephenson style philosophical and scientific tangents, or astute socio-political commentary, Extensa is very simple in structure. The nano-factory would them be used to collect local materials and construct local base of operations — computing nodes, probes, sensor arrays, etc.

Sounds like a no-brainer, right? The protagonist is to ascend immediately so that they can unravel the etensa particles from his neural cortex and build an interface for themselves.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. English Choose a language for shopping. And, despite etxensa star reviews I am not going to learn Polish! The very fabric of the Green Kingdom is made from the same reconfigurable nanomachinery that they use for processing. They have never given up on certain civilized luxuries such as electric lighting for their households.

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Scientists launched thousands of tiny starwisps at interesting objects in the sky. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Popular themes in his works include the technological singularitynanotechnology and virtual realityand thus his duoaj often can be classified as hard science fiction.

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It costs them nothing. Views Read Edit View history. The posts live in a post scarcity economy. The point of interest — a gigantic anomaly that resides there. The Green Kingdom slowly shrinks as more an more posts lose interest in the project, and divert extennsa.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. 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.