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Termina reflectindo que navigare necesse est. He disguises himself as a robot, as living people are prosecuted and finds out interesting things about the inhabitants of the planet. His works were widely translated abroad although mostly in the Eastern Bloc countries.

Still, it reveals more of the fascinating, baroque mind of Stanislaw Lem. 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.

I am highly aware that the English speaking world generally neglects the literature of the rest of the world, which is the idea behind the Reading the World challenge to begin with.

Since I read it first in Finnish, the English reading experience will no doubt feel different: His works explore philosophical themes; speculation on technology, the nature of intelligence, the impossibility of mutual communication and understanding, despair about human limitations and humankind’s place in the universe.

At times the tall tales are so ludicrous that even the esteemed Baron would have quacked with mounting incredulity. More flying and Ijon comes upon a plateau with a gleaming palace and signs of movement – ah, at long last, here are the inhabitants.


This is a book of reminisces from the space traveler of the title.

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This is one of the best philosophical Sci-Fi works I have ever read or rather re-readand certainly the most original.

All fans of science fiction should read Lem. Published by Interart first published The stories in both books were originally published together in Polish; the ones in this volume are what was left out of the first and it somewhat shows when you compare the quality of the two. Lists with This Book. Before our civilisation disappeared into its own navel, there were the Dichoticans. This collection of short stories is considerably weaker than his other works.

The rest of the book is much weaker, especially the last chapter. The former touches on the theme that pervades many of Lem’s works: The Futurological Congress and Solaris are absolute genius.

Events escalate until some washers instigate a mutiny on a rocket ship and establish their own robot state on a neighboring planet. Ijon Tichy is just so damn amusing. The Star Diaries First edition. The book is illustrated with Lem’s simple sketches of some of the stranger body shapes and technological gadgets of the future.

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! Refresh and try again.

He was the cousin of poet Marian Hemar. The Introduction and Introduction to the Expanded Edition are really dziennikki part of the book as well and not truly Introductions as can be gatthered from “The press tells us that Tichy used a ghost-writer, or that he never even existed, his works having been penned–they say–by a device given the name of “Lem”. This book was equally smart, clever, very funny and introspective all at once.


An excellent commentary on the flawed perception that people wish to exist forever; indeed, we want to live forever, to experience the world forever, but simply existing does not fill the bill.

B Most things work out. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is a book of genius. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Tichy is dzienniiki starship trooper. A scientist explains to Tichy The upshot was…that what was to be controlled, controlled us. Despi I didn’t enjoy it as much as expected. His view of earth society as seen from an alien perspective is very funny though also pessimistic.

Dzienniki gwiazdowe

gwiazdowwe At this rate, some washing machines might even begin writing book reviews. Lightweight allegories for humanities woes in a science fiction setting, which are very proud of themselves. Are we talking here about another Flash Gordon or Hans Solo?