Zapraszamy do Czytelni Powergraphu. Prezentujemy fragment powieŇõci Joanny Skalskiej Eremanta wydanej w 2010 r.
The battleaxe and the rock ‚Äď these are the treasures of the North. The fearless soldiers of the Sixth Company, the mountain unit guarding the northern borders of the Meekhan Empire know that. And what if there are battles that cannot be won? Then the only thing that the Mountain Guard can count on is […]
Felix, Net and Nika go for a winter camp to the pension “The Three Cousins” located in the forest, in the middle of mountainous nowhere and run by very weird old ladies. Old furniture and very odd paintings create a peculiar atmosphere and things get really scary when somebody starts walking around the house at […]
An accidentally launched rocket is revolving on the circumterrestrial orbit and will soon fall onto Warsaw. Who will win the race against time? Three teenagers, scientists from The Institute of the Exceptional Research or maybe The Little Army?
The ever-day reality of a Warsaw gymnasium, crazy events and inventions, great humour and a grain of seriousness […]
As Nika came down the wooden steps, she noticed a detail that grabbed her attention ‚Äď the skeleton was in a different place√Ę‚ā¨¬¶ Then she saw something that made her heart stop. The skeleton was standing up on its own, without the aid of its support. She well remembered the rattling bones that had swung […]
Where is hope?
Exactly a week had passed since Kreska had gone to bed in the armchair. She only went to her bowl, twice a day, and also made a trip to the litter box each evening because she was embarrassed in the light of day. She no longer rolled about in the shoes, didn√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘt lick […]
Coffee for the spring
All trouble starts the same way, thought The President, and even if it does start differently, it inevitably leads to the same thing. So he started wondering what a problem is, and why not even cats are free of them. Meanwhile Kreska was pushing a coffee pot to the very edge of […]
If you√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘre floating on the peaceful waves of slumber, carried away by a dream about eating hawthorn berries, and a terrifying noise like that one comes crashing in from reality, you might not instantly know where you are, what√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs happening or where to run to.
Cutie leaped out of bed as if he√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘd been stabbed […]
During the New Year√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Eve party Felix, Net and Nika accidentally launch an experimental cosmic rocket. Secret services are looking for perpetrators and situation gets even worse when it turns out that the rocket will fall somewhere on territory of Poland. The heroes of the novel must eliminate the threat. A race with time begins.
Eleven authors, eleven stories. Olejniczak, Kilian, Miszczak, RogoŇľa, Przechrzta, Skalska, Majka, Juraszek, Wegner, Zbierzchowski, MaŇāecki. 19th-century fallout, parahorror about the body and blood, religious space opera, the emigration fantasy, Slav neofantasy, military short-range science fiction √Ę‚ā¨¬¶
Or otherwise: dying Paris of Louis-Phillipe√ā¬† where the eternal, postapocalyptic night√ā¬† has fallen; experiments with the body aiming at more […]
USS √Ę‚ā¨ŇďRonald Reagan‚ÄĚ comes into orbit of planet Ruthar Larcke with a rescue mission. Four hundred thirteen years earlier a spaceship being in search for new planets which could be terraformed disappeared in this area.
Mission√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs crew discovers new riddles: how is it possible that a planet one hundred twenty light years away from Earth is […]
Kreska and The President: How Cats Explain the World (”Prezes i Kreska. Jak koty tŇāumaczńÖ sobie Ňõwiat”) is an unusual, multifaceted tale. The children who read it will follow the adventures of Kreska and The President, the adults will find a beautiful story about a man and a woman, and anyone sensitive will be able […]
The three Warsaw junior high students come back to take on another difficult mission, this time against their will. During Halloween school party a mysterious Grim Reaper appears, beginning his perilous game of appointing the children to tackle one task after another. Although they try to ignore the Reaper at first the tangle of events […]
The craziest and wildest outer space rally you could ever imagine! Michu, a teen from the Planet Earth and WŇāam from the Planet of Very Cheerful and Joyful Admirers of Great Parties Especially the New Year√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Eve set out to search for WŇāam√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs missing parents. Expect to be stunned while reading about the boys√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ […]
Did you know that going down walking away from a park alley, plunging among burdock leaves and rowan thicket you can come across Cutie, Kaladin and Tupetka? Cutie from the Black Forest is a fine and warm story about shyness and sensitivity, friendship being born and one√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs own place in life to be found.
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Felix, Net and Nika solve a mystery of nightmares epidemic haunting Warsaw inhabitants. As the children find out it was triggered on purpose√Ę‚ā¨¬¶ but to discover who caused it they have to go inside the dreams and search for answers there.
Felix√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs inventions, Nika√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs exceptional intuition, Net√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs talent for maths and Manfred, an AI system help […]
The world doesn√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘt look the way it should but if you have spent your whole life in it, you probably don√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘt notice it.
In Vertical cities attached to ropes are inhabited by people searching their vague Goal. They are unaware of the past, have no interest in the future. Only one man tries to figure out […]
He was born on 8 October 1971 in Warsaw.
He is incomplete architect. After third year he gave up studies at Technical University of Warsaw to set up his own company ‚Äď an advertising agency Powergraph. In 2004 company started to transform into publishing house.
He’s been writing for a long time, but he emerged as a […]
Romuald Pawlak was born in 1967 in Sosnowiec where he lives until present. He had his first articles published in “Na PrzeŇāaj”. In the nineties he wrote some articles and reviews for “Fenix”, then many of his stories appeared in “Nowa Fantastyka” and “Science Fiction Fantasy & Horror”. One of them entitled “WniebowstńÖpienie Menela” (”Ascension […]
Felix, Net & Nika and Theoretically Possible Catastrophe is a full of humour adventure novel for young readers. Its heroes- junior high students are dragged into a string of mysterious events. They come across big carnivorous plant, accidentally turn on some strange machine for years hidden under the ground, try to prevent air crash and […]
Christian Bieniek was born in 1956 in Dieburg, Germany, settled in D√ľsseldorf in 1984. At the age of 15 he passed entrance examinations to the Music Conservatory in Cologne where he studied piano and percussion. He played the guitar in a punk band and worked as a piano teacher. At the same time he was […]
ŇĀukasz Orbitowski ( 1977) is one of the most interesting Polish prose writers. He has published a storybook “Wigilijne Psy” ( “Christmas Eve Dogs”), novels: “Horror Show”, “Tracńô ciepŇāo” ( “Loosing warmth”). Together with JarosŇāaw Urbaniuk he wrote the work “Pies i klecha” (”The Dog and the Holy Joe”). He also writes articles for magazines: […]
The novel should not be seen as another Harry Potter like work, although it is addressed to similar reader group. Its heroes are not wizards with magic powers, they are high school students. What makes them exceptional is their personalities, skills and troubles they get into (and of course the way they get out of […]
Robert Starzec was born in 1979.
A traveller, a writer, a photographer and a teacher. He has travelled through all continents ( worked as a waiter on Antilles, taught Polish language in Australia) and says that right after Eskimos and Pygmies Polish children are the craziest and coolest in the world and Poland is the most […]