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Who's testing whom? When Kris Kelvin arrives at the planet Solaris to study the ocean that covers its surface, he is forced to confront a painful, hitherto unconscious memory embodied in the living physical likeness of a long-dead lover. Others examining the planet, Kelvin learns, are plagued with their own repressed and newly corporeal memories. Scientists speculate that the Solaris ocean may be a massive brain that creates these incarnate memories, its purpose in doing so unknown.

The first of Lem's novels to be published in America and now considered a classic, Solaris raises a question: Can we truly understand the universe around us without first understanding what lies within?

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The first of Lem's novels to be published in America and now considered a classic, "Solaris" raises a question: Can one truly understand the universe without first understanding what lies within?

About the Author

Stanislaw Lem, a Polish author, is the best known and most widely translated science fiction writer outside the English-speaking world. His nearly thirty books have been translated into thirty-six languages and have sold twenty million copies worldwide. Lem's other works include The Cyberiad, The Futurological Congress, Peace on Earth, Mortal Engines, and Tales of Pirx the Pilot, all available in English-language translations from Harvest.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156027601
Author:
Lem, Stanislaw
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Translator:
Cox, Steve
Translator:
Kilmartin, Joanna; Cox, Steve
Translator:
Kilmartin, Joanna
Author:
Cox, Steve
Author:
Kilmartin, Joanna
Location:
San Diego
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Science fiction
Subject:
Movie-TV Tie-In - General
Subject:
Science / General
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Movie or Television Tie-In
Subject:
Science / General
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Media Tie-In - General
Subject:
Science Fiction and Fantasy-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
GT-1
Publication Date:
November 2002
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in 0.44 lb

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