Jacek Dukaj
THE MOST OUTSTANDING WRITER OF FANTASY AND SCIENCE FICTION IN POLAND, WORTHY SUCCESSOR TO STANISŁAW LEM
Jacek Dukaj
Jacek Dukaj (born 1974) is one of Poland's most interesting contemporary prose writers, whose books are always eagerly anticipated events. He is the author of Black Oceans, Extensa, Other Songs, Perfect Imperfection, Xavras Wyżryn and Other National Fictions and Ice, and the brains behind the PL +50. Future Histories anthology. After the huge success of his novel Ice, which won the European Literary Award, the prestigious Kościelscy Award and was nominated for the Nike (the most prestigious literary award in Poland), Jacek Dukaj published widely acclaimed grim fairy tale The Crowe.
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King of Pain
The Crowe
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2010
Pages: 826
Short story collection
(science fiction)
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The Crowe
The Crowe
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2009
Pages: 248
Illustrated fairy tale
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Ice
Ice
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2008
Pages: 1054
Novel (science fiction, alternative history)
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In the Land of Unbelievers
In the Land of Unbelievers
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2008
Pages: 532
Short story collection (science fiction & fantasy)
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The Plunderer's Daughter
The Plunderer's Daughter
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2009
Pages: 138
Novel (science fiction)
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Perfect Imperfection
Perfect Imperfection
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2009
Pages: 450
Novel (science fiction)
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Other Songs
Other Songs
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2009
Pages: 528
Novel (fantasy, alternative physics)
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Black Oceans
Black Oceans
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Pages: 496
Novel (science fiction)
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Extensa
Extensa
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Pages: 130
Novel (science fiction)
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The Cathedral
The Cathedral
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2009
(science fiction)
Pages: 120
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Xavras Wyżryn and Other National Fictions
Xavras Wyżryn and Other National Fictions
Wydawnictwo Literackie
Publication date: 2004
Pages: 232
Short story collection (alternative history, science fiction & fantasy)
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Jacek Dukaj's Most important prizes and distinctions
  • SFinks Award for King of Pain (2011)
  • SFinks Award for the short story
    King of Pain and the Grasshopper
    (2011)
  • Jerzy Żuławski Literary Award for The Crowe (2010)
  • Mackiewicz Literary Award for The Crowe (2010)
  • PPNW Prize: Autumn Book 2009 for The Crowe (2010)
  • European Literary Award for Ice (2009)
  • Kościelscy Award for Ice (2008)
  • "Polityka" Prize: Book of the Last Two Decades for Ice (2008)
  • Prize in the Wirtualna Polska (website) public vote: Polish Novel of the Year 2007 for Ice (2008)
  • Śląkfa Prize: Author of the Year 2007 for Ice (2008)
  • Sfinks Prize: Polish novel of the Year 2007 for Ice (2008)
  • PPNW Prize: Autumn Book 2007 for Ice (2008)
  • Zajdel Prize: Novel of the Year 2007 for Ice (2008)
  • Zajdel Prize: Novel of the Year 2004 for Perfect Imperfection(2005)
  • PPNW Prize: Autumn Book 2003 for Other Songs (2004)
  • Sfinks Prize: Polish Novel of the Year 2003 for Other Songs (2004)
  • Zajdel Prize: Novel of the Year 2003 for Other Songs (2004)
  • Sfinks Prize: Polish Novel of the Year 2001 for Black Oceans (2002)
  • Zajdel Prize: Novel of the Year 2001 for Black Oceans (2002)
  • Fantom Prize for In the Land of Unbelievers (2001)
  • Sfinks Prize: Book of the Year 2000 for In the Land of Unbelievers
  • Śląkfa Prize: Author of the Year 2000 (2001)
  • Zajdel Prize: Story of the Year 2000 for The Cathedral (2001)
  • Srebrny Glob (Silver Globe) Prize: Story of the Year 1998 for Heart of Darkness (1999)
  • Sfinks Prize: Polish Story of the Year 1998 for Heart of Darkness (1999)
Jacek Dukaj's Bibliography
Novels
  • Extensa (2002)
  • Other Songs (2003)
  • Perfect Imperfection (2004)
  • Ice (2007)
  • The Plunderer's Daughter (2002, reprint 2009)
  • Black Oceans (2001, reprint 2008)
  • The Crowe (2009)
Short story collections
  • Xavras Wyżryn and Other National Fictions (2004, reprint 2009)
  • In the Land of Unbelievers (2000, reprint 2008)
  • King of Pain (2010)
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