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The cosmic carnival of Stanisław Lem : an anthology of entertaining stories by the modern master of science fiction / edited, with commentary by Michael Kandel.

; Kandel, Michael
New York : Continuum, 1981.
ISBN 9780826400437, 0826400434

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George Washington
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Standard Title Short stories. English. Selections
Other Authors Kandel, Michael.
Subjects Science fiction, Polish -- Translations into English.
Science fiction, Polish.
Description xi, 271 pages ; 21 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Summary A collection of Lem's stories, ranging from the serious to the hilarious. Interspersed with these stories are the editor's notes on Lem's life, style, and philosophy, providing insight into the stories, characters, and author.
Contents A portrait of the artist as a thing antediluvian -- Braving the unknown: "The condor" from The invincible ; From Solaris -- Ordeal by space: The test ; Chapter seven of Return from the stars -- Ijon Tichy: From The futurological congress -- The cybernetic fairy tale: Two monsters ; The second sally ; Tale of the computer that fought a dragon ; The history of Zipperupus -- High nonsense from The star diaries: The seventh voyage ; The fourteenth voyage -- A recent experiment: Les Robinsonades.
Genre Translations.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7177024
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Lem, Stanisław.
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