Mortal Engines

Mortal Engines

by Stanislaw Lem
     
 

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These fourteen science fiction stories reveal Lem’s fascination with artificial intelligence and demonstrate just how surprisingly human sentient machines can be. “Astonishing is not too strong a word for these tales” (Wall Street Journal). Translated and with an Introduction by Michael Kandel.
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Overview

These fourteen science fiction stories reveal Lem’s fascination with artificial intelligence and demonstrate just how surprisingly human sentient machines can be. “Astonishing is not too strong a word for these tales” (Wall Street Journal). Translated and with an Introduction by Michael Kandel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156621618
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
05/15/1992
Edition description:
1
Pages:
254
Sales rank:
942,028
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.58(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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