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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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. 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.
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 the war by a group of scientists and military people from both sides of the barricade to offer an individual survivor the godlike chance to decide humanity’s fate: Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Get to Know Us. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.
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. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.
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