The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age

The Cyberiad: Fables for the Cybernetic Age

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by Stanislaw Lem, Daniel Mroz
     
 

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A brilliantly crafted collection of stories from celebrated science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem

Trurl and Klaupacius are constructor robots who try to out-invent each other. Over the course of their adventures in The Cyberiad, they travel to the far corners of the cosmos to take on freelance problem-solving jobs, with dire consequences for their

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A brilliantly crafted collection of stories from celebrated science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem

Trurl and Klaupacius are constructor robots who try to out-invent each other. Over the course of their adventures in The Cyberiad, they travel to the far corners of the cosmos to take on freelance problem-solving jobs, with dire consequences for their unsuspecting employers. Playfully written, and ranging from the prophetic to the surreal, these stories demonstrate Stanislaw Lem's vast talent and remarkable ability to blend meaning and magic into a wholly entertaining and captivating work.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780156027595
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/22/2002
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.42(w) x 10.84(h) x 0.75(d)

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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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