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A Perfect Vacuum
     

A Perfect Vacuum

by Stanislaw Lem, Michael Kandel (Translator)
 

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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:
240
Sales rank:
1,342,265
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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