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Slavic ghosts will haunt the Literature Section!

Are you curious what would happen if the post-apocalyptic world was to be combined with Slavic folklore? The Possessed, Creatures of the Night and the Drowned Men in a derived from electricity Poland versus the hero struggling with the mystery of their own past. Interested? Reach out for the trilogy “The Forgotten Book” by Paulina Hendel. You will surely find the time to read it before the upcoming Pyrkon, during which you will have the opportunity to meet the author!

Paulina Hendel, Pyrkon 2018 A philologist with a flair for fantasy

Paulina Hendel is a graduate of English philology at the Gdansk University. She’s been writing stories for women’s press for a few years now. Interested in polish fantasy and adventure literature, as well as the works of Terry Pratchett. In her free time she occupies herself with historical reconstruction.

Even more folklore

Right now she’s working on the continuation of the young adult book series “The Reaper” (pol. “Żniwiarz”). The stories are centered around the life of Magda- a seemingly ordinary girl who hides a secret. In her spare time, instead of meeting with her peers, she hunts down phantoms straight out of Slavic legends. Her special abilities make her work easier, but what will happen when the most powerful creature, that the reapers ever had to fight, escapes? If you’re curious to find out, then you already know which book to read!


Jako dziecko zagubiła się w fantasy jak Alicja w Krainie Czarów i niczym Obieżyświat postanowiła zwiedzić wszystkie fantastyczne krainy. Kolekcjonuje książki jak Flash mandaty za prędkość. Optymistyczna jak Kłapouchy, energiczna jak Garfield z nutą gramatyki Yody. Nienawidzi zimna jak Anakin piasku, a pająki kocha równie mocno co Ron Wesley. Żeby przeczytać i obejrzeć wszystko co jej się marzy, musiałaby żyć tak długo, jak Legolas. Z tego powodu od wielu lat bezskutecznie próbuje zostać elfem. foto: Makove Love