Publish date: February 15th 1978
Pages no: 223
Edition language: English
I really liked the beginning and found it extra creepy. Once the situation became clearer, I liked some of the topical excursions, like the one into the development of the scientific field of Soleriana or the more philosophical aspects and others less, like the minute descriptions of certain phenome...
I read every word of the first half. Then I skim-read. Had trouble keeping focus.
An astronaut arrives on a distant planet...a very odd one, made entirely from a thick gelid ocean. Almost immediately, odd things start to happen... This was a tough and very dull book to wade through, as short as it was. The planet Solaris consists of a large sentient (or possibly not) ocean. For...
This is a perfect recording. First, an impeccable translation of a top science fiction classic. When I listened, I kept having to remind myself that this novel was first published in Polish in 1961! According to Wikipedia, this edition was rendered specifically for Audible through the estate of the ...
I've reviewed 3 stories by Stanisław Lem, Polish sf author. I've read them for the challenge of reading Polish literature... and because I decided "It's time" to read Lem at last. These stories are: Solaris Kongres Futurologiczny (The Futurological Congress) Maska (The Mask) The review is on m...
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