Get this from a library! Głowa Kasandry. [Marek Baraniecki]. Marek Baraniecki (born June 16, ) is a Polish science fiction writer and journalist. He graduated in environmental engineering. In he published a short story collection Głowa Kasandry, and for a. Glowa Kasandry on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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Eventually, he discovers that Cassandra’s Head is not a single missile, as commonly believed, but a system of both ground and satellite ballistic rockets secretly designed, constructed and deployed in the last days before gkowa war by a group of scientists and military people from both sides of the barricade to offer an individual survivor the godlike kssandry to decide humanity’s fate: Explore the Home Gift Guide.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Kasahdry your thoughts with other customers. Would you like to tell us kasxndry a lower price? Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Get to Know Us. Supernowa Warsaw, Poland Language: Product details Paperback Publisher: Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Even though Baraniecki’s stories were produced off the beaten track of Polish sf of the time, which in the mids was to a large degree dominated by Polish Sociological SFthe success of the collection, and particularly its title novelette, was unquestionable.


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The novella is set thirteen years after World War Three in a world of geomagnetic reversal — the dire consequence of the use of atomic power — and Pollution and Climate Change. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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The story involves a group of military mentalists supervised by a spiritual guru of incredible powers Psi Powers who unite their psychic abilities to remotely heal a severely injured member of a research vessel seven light-years from Earth.

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Baraniecki delineated a dualistic universe in which human technology and spirituality, clearly derived from oriental philosophies, function as an organizing principle opposing and assailing the natural entropic tendencies of nature.

Although this first attempt failed, it remains possible that the novella may eventually be filmed. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Discover Prime Book Box for Kids.

One of the most memorable Polish sf texts, it narrates the quest of Teodor Hornic, aka the Great Hunter, to locate the eponymous Cassandra’s Head — a mythical Doomsday Machine capable of annihilating the remaining life on Earth Post-Holocaust. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.