Trurl and Klaupacius are constructor robots who try to out-invent each other. They travel to the far corners of the cosmos to take on freelance problem-solving jobs, with dire consequences for their employers. “The most completely successful of his books... here Lem comes closest to inventing a real universe” (Boston Globe). Illustrations by Daniel Mr—z. Translated by Michael Kandel.
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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.Language Notes:
Text: English, Polish (translation)
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Descripción Secker & Warburg, 1975. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. 1st Edition.... UK hardback first impression. The book has a slight spine roll and knocks to bottom corners. The jacket is unclipped with a little spine fade, some creasing and slightly loose-fitting flaps. Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng Language: eng. Nº de ref. de la librería ABE-1480288626053
Descripción Secker and Warburg, UK, 1975. Hardback. Estado de conservación: Near Fine. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine Unclipped. First.. Near fine condition book; no inscriptions etc. Clean and tight. Page block lightly tanned. Jacket is near fine; clean, crisp, unclipped. This is science fantasy at its very best, set in worlds of high slapstick where hypotheses hurtle through the ether like custard pies, and where metaphysical banana skins abound. Wickedly inventive and written with a rare delight in language for its own sake, this is a potent blend of fairy-tale charm and cybernetic dynamite. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Book. Nº de ref. de la librería 013432
Descripción Martin Secker & Warburg Limited, London, 1975. hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Mroz, Daniel Ilustrador. Hardcover in good condition. First English edition. Price-clipped jacket is lightly scored and edge-worn. Price sticker on front inner flap. Minor score on front board. Rear lower edge is slightly sunned. Hardcover spine ends are lightly bumped. Page block and pages are tanned. Contents remain clear throughout. HCW. Used. Nº de ref. de la librería 462764
Descripción Secker and Warburg 1975-01-01, 1975. Hardcover. Estado de conservación: Fair. First English Editio. 0436244209 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Nº de ref. de la librería POTM-0436244209