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.
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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. 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 Hardback. Estado de conservación: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR002270171
Descripción Hardback. Estado de conservación: Good. The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine. Nº de ref. de la librería GOR005077632
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
Descripción Secker & Warburg, 1972. hardcover. Estado de conservación: Good. Estado de la sobrecubierta: Good. First English Edition. Dustjacket very barely sunned/rubbed; spine ends very lightly sunned/bumped; bottom edge very barely soiled; binding tight; dustjacket, cover, edges, and interior intact and exceptionally clean except where noted; a nice copy. Nº de ref. de la librería 594250
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