The Futurological Congress-9780156340403

The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy

by Stanislaw Lem
$12.99
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  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780156340403
  • ISBN-10: 0156340402
  • Pages: 160
  • Publication Date: 10/28/1985
  • Carton Quantity: 48

About the book

Bringing his twin gifts of scientific speculation and scathing satire to bear on that hapless planet, Earth, Lem sends his unlucky cosmonaut, Ijon Tichy, to the Eighth Futurological Congress. Caught up in local revolution, Tichy is shot and so critically wounded that he is flashfrozen to await a future cure. Translated by Michael Kandel.

About the author
Stanislaw Lem

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.