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The star diaries

By: Lem, Stanislaw

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Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
0241240026 / 9780241240021
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Science fiction
20 cm 272 pages
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Translated from the Polish.

A Jorge Luis Borges for the Space Age - The New York TimesStanislaw Lem's set of short stories, written over a period of twenty years, all feature the adventures of space traveller Ijon Tichy and recount him spinning in time-warps, spying on robots, encountering bizarre civilizations and creatures in space and being hopelessly lost in a forest of supernovae.

This is a philosophical satire on technology, theology, intelligence and human nature from one of the greatest of science fiction writers


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