The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age - Penguin Science Fiction (Paperback)Stanislaw Lem (author)
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Delightfully playful and imaginative, Lem’s wry short stories envisage a cosmic competition between two futuristic ‘constructors’ attempting to outdo each other with the outlandishness of their inventions.
'A giant of twentieth-century science fiction' Guardian
One of the world's most beloved science fiction writers, Stanislaw Lem was famed for his wryly comic, outlandish imaginings of the relationship between humans and technology. In this playful cosmic fantasia, two 'constructors' compete to dream up ever-more ingenious inventions in a universe beyond reality.
'A Jorge Luis Borges for the Space Age, who plays with every concept of philosophy and physics' The New York Times
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 204 g
Dimensions: 181 x 111 x 20 mm
A Jorge Luis Borges for the Space Age * New York Times *
The linguistic inventiveness is extraordinary ... Lem has created a curious world in which robots and rockets rub shoulders with kings, dragons, witches and pirates * Independent on Sunday *
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