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Stok, Danusia

Overview
Works: 39 works in 179 publications in 10 languages and 3,106 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Fantasy fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Historical fiction  Paranormal fiction  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Conversation and phrase books  Historical films 
Roles: Translator, Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: PG7170.R26, 891.8538
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Danusia Stok
Death in Breslau by Marek Krajewski( Book )

12 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occupied Breslau, 1933: Two young women are found murdered on a train, scorpions writhing on their bodies, an indecipherable note in an apparently oriental language nearby. Police Inspector Eberhard Mock's weekly assignation with two ladies of the night to play chess is interrupted as he is called to investigate. But uncovering the truth is no straightforward matter to Breslau. The city is in the grip of the Gestapo, and has become a place where spies are everywhere, corrupt ministers torture confessions from Jewish merchants, and Freemasons guard their secrets with blackmail and violence. And as Mock and his young assistant plunge into the city's squalid underbelly, the case takes on a dark twist of the occult with the discovery that the killings may be rooted in an even more ancient history.--From front inside dust jacket
Kieślowski on Kieślowski by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Book )

26 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 419 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Krzysztof Kieslowski's films were brought to the attention of international audiences by "Decalogue". In the discussions in this book, the director comments on each of his films and describes the circumstances of his life circumstances while they were being made
The minotaur's head by Marek Krajewski( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Breslau, 1939. When Captain Eberhard Mock is called from his New Year's Eve revelries to attend a particularly grisly crime scene, his notoriously robust stomach is turned. A young girl--and suspected spy--who arrived by train from France just days before, has been found dead in her hotel room, the flesh torn from her cheek by her assailant's teeth. Ill at ease with the increasingly open integration of S.S., Gestapo and police, Mock is partially relieved to be assigned to liaise with officers in Lvov, Poland, where a series of similar crimes--as yet unsolved--cast a long shadow over the town. In Lvov he joins the ongoing investigation conducted by Commissioner Popielksi, a fellow classicist who relies on a highly unorthodox method of deduction. Meanwhile, Popielski is worried by the behaviour of his only daughter, Rita. Her head has been turned by her charismatic drama teacher, and now, unbeknownst to her father, she has started receiving letters from an ardent secret admirer. Eberhard Mock--older, a little wiser, but still a libertine at heart and equally at home in the underworld as in the ranks of authority--once again confirms his position as the most outrageous and unpredictable detective in crime fiction. This is the final volume in this series
The end of the world in Breslau by Marek Krajewski( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"1927, Breslau, Poland: Two elaborate and sadistic murders are discovered within days of each other. The body of an unknown musician, bound and gagged, is found in the walls of a shoemaker's workshop--he's been sealed in alive. Elsewhere in the city, the mutilated body of a locksmith is found. Next to each victim is a torn-out calendar page, with the day of the death marked in blood. Nothing else seems to connect the cases. It falls to Criminal Councilor Eberhard Mock to uncover the link, the mystery taking him deep into the Breslau underground, a scene of bars and bordellos so sordid as to be nearly supernatural, and where seedy aristocrats trade in valuable information ... and where, it becomes clear, a serial killer lurks. Meanwhile, Mock's own hard-drinking nocturnal habits soon threaten his volatile marriage, and prompt some strange behavior from his young wife ... and before long, his team will be investigating not only two of the grisliest murders in the city's history, but Mock's own wife"--Publisher description
Phantoms of Breslau by Marek Krajewski( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigating the murder of four sailors on an island in the River Oder, Criminal Assistant Mock searches the brothels and drinking dens of Breslau for information on the crime only to discover that anyone he questions becomes a victim
Polish in three months by Danusia Stok( Book )

15 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Polish phrase book( Book )

6 editions published between 1991 and 2003 in English and Polish and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The last wish by Andrzej Sapkowski( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2015 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geralt de Rivia is a witcher. A cunning sorcerer. A merciless assassin. And a cold-blooded killer. His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that plague the world. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil and not everything fair is good ... and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth. As guardian of the innocent, Geralt, the witcher from Rivia, meets incestuous kings with undead daughters, vengeful djinns, shrieking harpies, lovelorn vampires and despondent ghouls: many are pernicious, some are wicked, and none are quite as they appear
Blood of elves by Andrzej Sapkowski( Book )

11 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Into a tumultuous time is born a child for whom the witches of the world have been waiting. Ciri, the granddaughter of Queen Calanthe, the Lioness of Cintra, has strange powers and a strange destiny, for prophecy names her the Flame, one with the power to change the world: for good, or for evil
The journals of a White Sea wolf by Mariusz Wilk( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In 1991, Mariusz Wilk, a Polish journalist long fascinated by Russian history and culture, decided to take up residence in the Solovetski Islands, the lonely archipelago on Russia's remote northern White Sea coast. For Wilk, these islands represented the soul and quintessence of Russia: a place of exile and spiritual holiness and a microcosm of the then crumbling Soviet empire. On the one hand, the largest island had been a cradle of the Orthodox faith, site of a fifteenth-century monastery that was later used as a military fortress in the war with Sweden; on the other, it was there that the first experimental gulag had been built after the 1917 revolution. It was still home to a large community of monks." "Over the years, Wilk came to know every single one of the islands' one thousand or so inhabitants, who continued to eke out their living from the harsh surroundings, unconcerned about the momentous events that were in Moscow in the process of changing the course of Russian history. From his isolated home, he observed and attempted to come to terms with the complexities and contradictions of Russian history: the glorious past contrasted with the cruelty of Soviet Communism."--BOOK JACKET
Illegal liaisons by Grażyna Plebanek( Book )

3 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A passionate novel of unstoppable physical obsession amongst a group of Brussels eurocrats, Illegal Liaisons offers a fascinating insight into the first Polish generation that is truly 'free', but struggle to know where the boundaries of that freedom lie. Plebanek's characters have to negotiate between the old-fashioned devout Catholicism they grew up with, and the modern way of living they are desperate to embrace. Watch them as they try to claim their rightful place within the international crowd in the big world that turns out to be really rather small. Expect the upending of stereotypes, libidos run wild, graphic eroticisim, and, ultimately, the soul searching and hard realities
O sobie by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Book )

11 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in Polish and Russian and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Autobiografia by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Book )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in Polish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Qi shi lao si ji lun qi shi lao si ji by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in Chinese and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moonlighting by Jerzy Skolimowski( Visual )

3 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A political allegory. Nowak, a Polish contractor, manages and provides for a trio of workmen sent to London to renovate a wealthy official's apartment, working in as much secrecy as possible since the group lack valid working permits. Nowak, the only English speaker, tries to hide from them the political unrest and military takeover in their homeland
Blood of elves by Andrzej Sapkowski( Recording )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over a century, humans, dwarves, gnomes, and elves have lived together in relative peace. But times have changed, the uneasy peace is over, and now the races are fighting once again. The only good elf, it seems, is a dead elf. Geralt of Rivia, the cunning assassin known as the Witcher, has been waiting for the birth of a prophesied child. This child has the power to change the world -- for good or for evil. As the threat of war hangs over the land and the child is hunted for her extraordinary powers, it will become Geralt's responsibility to protect them all -- and the Witcher never accepts defeat
The last wish : introducing the witcher by Andrzej Sapkowski( Recording )

3 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Geralt of Rivia is a witcher--a cunning sorcerer, a merciless assassin ... and a cold-blooded killer. His sole purpose: to destroy the monsters that plague the world. But not everything monstrous-looking is evil, and not everything fair is good ... and in every fairy tale there is a grain of truth
Polychromy by Joanna Jodełka( Book )

3 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detective and mystery stories. Maciej Bartol, police detective, casts a large shadow over those around him, although in truth his wife and mother always seem to have the last word. Bartol has always been called to investigate two very different death scenes: an art restorer in the most prominent part of Poznan, and a man who runs a homeless shelter. Are the killings linked?
An Eberhard Mock investigation by Marek Krajewski( Book )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eberhard Mock's third investigation in the dark and seething underbelly of Breslau
Kieślowski om Kieślowski by Krzysztof Kieślowski( Book )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in Danish and Swedish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Estūk, Dânūšâ

Siduoke, Daniuxiya

Stock, Danusia

Stok, Danusia.

Stok, Danuta

Сток, Данута

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Kieślowski on KieślowskiThe end of the world in BreslauPhantoms of BreslauPolish in three monthsPolish phrase bookThe last wishBlood of elvesThe journals of a White Sea wolfAn Eberhard Mock investigation