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Publisher Comments:

A brilliantly crafted collection of stories from celebrated science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem

 

Trurl and Klaupacius are constructor robots who try to out-invent each other. Over the course of their adventures in The Cyberiad, they travel to the far corners of the cosmos to take on freelance problem-solving jobs, with dire consequences for their unsuspecting employers. Playfully written, and ranging from the prophetic to the surreal, these stories demonstrate Stanislaw Lem's vast talent and remarkable ability to blend meaning and magic into a wholly entertaining and captivating work.

Synopsis:

Trurl and Klaupacius are constructor robots who try to out-invent each other. They travel to the far corners of the cosmos to take on freelance problem-solving jobs, with dire consequences for their employers. “The most completely successful of his books... here Lem comes closest to inventing a real universe” (Boston Globe). Illustrations by Daniel Mr—z. Translated by Michael Kandel.

About the Author

Stanislaw Lem is the most widely translated and best known science fiction author writing outside of the English language. Winner of the Kafka Prize, he is a contributor to many magazines, including the New Yorker, and he is the author of numerous works, including Solaris.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780156235501
Translator:
Mroz, Daniel
Author:
Kandel, Michael
Author:
Lem, Stanislaw
Author:
Kandel, Michael
Publisher:
Mariner Books
Location:
San Diego :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Literature
Subject:
Science Fiction - General
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Science Fiction - High Tech
Subject:
Science / High Tech
Subject:
Science / High Tech
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Harvest/HBJ ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
21
Publication Date:
1985
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
312
Dimensions:
8 x 5.31 in

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Trurl and Klaupacius are constructor robots who try to out-invent each other. They travel to the far corners of the cosmos to take on freelance problem-solving jobs, with dire consequences for their employers. “The most completely successful of his books... here Lem comes closest to inventing a real universe” (Boston Globe). Illustrations by Daniel Mr—z. Translated by Michael Kandel.

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