One Billion Years to the End of the World - Penguin Science Fiction (Paperback)
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One Billion Years to the End of the World - Penguin Science Fiction (Paperback)

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Paperback 176 Pages / Published: 06/08/2020
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'A beautiful book' Ursula K. Le Guin

This mordantly funny and provocative tale from Soviet Russia's leading science fiction writers is the story of astrophysicist Dmitri Malianov. As he reaches a major breakthrough, he finds himself plagued by interruptions, from a mysterious crate of vodka to a glamorous woman on his doorstep. Is the Universe trying to tell him something?

'On putting down one of their books, you feel a cold breeze still lifting the hairs on the back of your neck' The New York Times

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: 9780241472477
Number of pages: 176
Weight: 107 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 9 mm


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One of the Strugatsky brothers is descended from Gogol and the other from Chekhov, but nobody is sure which is which ... A beautiful book -- Ursula K. Le Guin
One of the best and most provocative novels I have ever read, in or out of sci-fi -- Theodore Sturgeon
They open windows in the mind and then fail to close them all, so that, putting down one of their books, you feel a cold breeze still lifting the hairs on the back of your neck. * The New York Times *

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“I gave up after 50 Pages”

Normally, I am a big fan of science fiction, and of Russian literature - and had heard good things about the Strugatskys - so, when this “classic” was re-released recently, I was tempted to try it.

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