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The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy - Stanisław Lem
The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy
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Bringing his twin gifts of scientific speculation and scathing satire to bear on that hapless planet, Earth, Lem sends his unlucky cosmonaut, Ijon Tichy, to the Eighth Futurological Congress. Caught up in local revolution, Tichy is shot and so critically wounded that he is flashfrozen to await a... show more
Bringing his twin gifts of scientific speculation and scathing satire to bear on that hapless planet, Earth, Lem sends his unlucky cosmonaut, Ijon Tichy, to the Eighth Futurological Congress. Caught up in local revolution, Tichy is shot and so critically wounded that he is flashfrozen to await a future cure. Translated by Michael Kandel.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780156340403 (0156340402)
Publisher: Mariner Books
Pages no: 149
Edition language: English
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4.0 Kongres futurologiczny
Czytając książkę SF napisaną blisko pół wieku temu można spojrzeć z perspektywy czy coś przewidziano przez futurologów. Otóż książka Lema – Mistrza Lema „Kongres futurologiczny” jest właśnie takim dziełem, który skłania do pewnych refleksji. Trzeba zastanowić się czyż nie żyjemy w świecie Farmakokra...
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4.5 Stanisław Lem's stories review
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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4.0 The Futurological Congress
Stanislaw Lem outdoes Philip K. Dick on the latter's home territory. If reading this doesn't make you doubt the solidity of the world for at least a moment or two, you are an enviably secure person. I'm afraid I still feel apprehensive any time I notice I'm inexplicably out of breath after taking an...
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