A Perfect Vacuum

A Perfect Vacuum

by Stanislaw Lem
     
 

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This is a collection of perfect yet imaginary reviews of nonexistent books. With insidious wit, the author beguiles us with a parade of delightful, disarmingly familiar inventions.

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This is a collection of perfect yet imaginary reviews of nonexistent books. With insidious wit, the author beguiles us with a parade of delightful, disarmingly familiar inventions.

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Praise for Stanislaw Lem:

"[Lem is] a Jorge Luis Borges for the Space Age, who plays in earnest with every concept of philosophy and physics, from free will to probability theory."
New York Times Book Review

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156716864
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
04/20/1983
Series:
A Helen and Kurt Wolff Bk.
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
238
Sales rank:
622,315
Product dimensions:
5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

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.

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