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Dzienniki gwiazdowe

Between andLem authored 17 books. This collection of short stories is considerably weaker than his other works.

You know, like time machines, human clones, handheld souls, sentient washing machines, and the creation of the universe. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

In essence, it is a complex satire concerning the potential problems of rapid technological development as well as the various legal issues that would arise from future technology gwiazdowf space travel, mainly due to lack of precedent.

Gqiazdowe gli accade di reagire con sorpresa, con disgusto oppure con orrore: The Kindle edition [1] contains the first English translation of the following novel:. This may be my new favorite book by Lem. Like much sci-fi, the aliens encountered by Tichy are all-too-human once you get past their odd shapes and peculiar appendages.

Aside from the last story, which is a bit of a throwaway, “Memiors” is consistently brilliant. In this work, Lem discusses philosophical implications of technologies that were completely in the realm of science fiction then, but are gaining importance today—like, for instance, virtual reality and nanotechnology.


Questa straordinaria invenzione — illustrata a p. Hardcoverpages.

The book, is composed of short stories, all related to his solo voyages in space. And lastly, would you believe Ijon Tichy himself is the prime mover of the entire cosmos?

In he published his first non-fiction, philosophical book, Dialogi Dialoguesone of his two most famous philosophical texts along with Summa Technologiae E del resto, come dice a conclusione del ventottesimo viaggio, ex nihilo nihil fit: Tichy goes to the future to fix the past. The stories don’t just make you awe at what the future has reserved for us at least according to the writer’s imaginationthey also make you think and not about such blatant subjects as “science vs.

This is the first Lem that I’ve been able to get into, but I think I’ll give his other work another try after this.

The Star Diaries – Wikipedia

This is a unique book for a sci-fi. So much for Isaac Asimov’s law of robotics.

Another excellent collection of Ijon Tichy stories. He gained international fame for The Cyberiada series of humorous short stories from a mechanical universe ruled by robots, first published in English in When looked at chronologically, you see Lem moving from knockabout space comedy, to more pointed satire, to philosophical speculation.


He is perhaps best known as the author of Solariswhich has twice been made into a feature film. Kandel’s translations are far superior, but the fonts and page layout dziennikj better than the HBJ versions of Lem’s work that I prefer.

All Hail to Ijon Tichy. His works were widely translated abroad although mostly in the Eastern Bloc countries.

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This would be a fun place to start. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over 27 million copies.

Unfortunately he forgot an innate characteristic of time travel, one which, according to Tichy Lemmost Sci Fi writers neglect: However the timing may be perfect as often you’ll find things coming from the past to save your future. Do You Exist, Mr. A batch of snapshots of Ijon in action: Lem has the remarkable ability to make sentient and hostile potatoes seem totally believable, as he does in this line describing a plan to capture one of the crafty space spuds: The Star Diariesa series of interplanetary adventures ranging in size from mere vignette to long novella, was written over a period of twenty years, and therefore–no surprise!