Extensa


Extensa

infobox Book |
name = Extensa
title_orig =
translator = not translated


image_caption = Polish edition cover
author = Jacek Dukaj
illustrator =
cover_artist = Tomasz Bagiński
country = Poland
language = Polish
series =
genre = Science fiction novel
publisher = Wydawnictwo Literackie
release_date = 2002
english_release_date =
media_type = (Hardback & Paperback)
pages = 164 pp
isbn = ISBN 83-08-03286-9
preceded_by =
followed_by =

Extensa is a novel written in 2002 by Jacek Dukaj, Polish science fiction writer and published in Poland by Wydawnictwo Literackie. The novel fits in the hard science fiction genre, describing a post-singularity society, where some humans have evolved further while others chose to remain behind.

As usual with Dukaj's works, it deals with highly advanced technology (like EPR paradox, related to the Einstein-Rosen-Podolsky bridge) and its implications for human society.

It is the second of Dukaj's four stand alone novels, and the only one that has not won the Janusz A. Zajdel Award (it was nominated for it in 2002).

References

* Reviews: [http://www.culture.pl/en/culture/artykuly/dz_dukaj_extensa culture.pl] , [http://dukaj.fantastyka.art.pl/recenzje/Extensa1MO.html Nowa Fantastyka] (please note that the reviews incorrectly desribe the post-humans as aliens),
* [http://dukaj.fantastyka.art.pl/bibliogr/Extensa.html Description of the book on Jacek Dukaj's official page]

External links

* [http://dukaj.fantastyka.art.pl/utwory/utwory.html Book fragment]


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