The Cyberiad

Fables for the Cybernetic Age

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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 b ...Continua
Ivan (moving to...
Ha scritto il 08/06/14
The Cyberiad - Harvest, Harcourt ed.
Kandel's translation is a joy to read. "The quality of his translations is considered to be excellent; his skill is especially notable in the case of Lem's writing, which makes heavy use of wordplay and other difficult-to-translate devices." (http:/...Continua
Ha scritto il 21/01/09
Lem writes some conceptually interesting science-fiction but this collection of short stories though well written is too monotonous. I'd skip everything except the start and the end. The rest is just repetitions of the same themes, motifs and childis...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/07/08
Forget Andersen, these fables will make you laugh, cry and think at the same time. Even if they speak of distant planets, robots and realms there's more than science-fiction in them, as in many other Lem's works.Not to be missed. I didn't give them f...Continua

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