‘A giant of twentieth-century science fiction’ Guardian
One of the world’s most beloved science fiction writers, Stanislaw Lem was famed for his wryly comic, outlandish imaginings of the relationship between humans and technology. In this playful cosmic fantasia, two ‘constructors’ compete to dream up ever-more ingenious inventions in a universe beyond reality.
‘A Jorge Luis Borges for the Space Age, who plays with every concept of philosophy and physics’ The New York Times
The linguistic inventiveness is extraordinary ... Lem has created a curious world in which robots and rockets rub shoulders with kings, dragons, witches and pirates * Independent on Sunday * A Jorge Luis Borges for the Space Age * New York Times * A giant of 20th-century science fiction * Guardian *
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