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Review: Return From the Stars by Stanislaw Lem

translated by Barbara Marszal and Frank Simpson originally published in Poland: 1961 my edition: Harcourt (June 1, 1989) 256 pages grab a copy Reading Stanislaw Lem “It was a hundred and twenty-seven years ago. I was thirty then. The expedition…I was a pilot on the expedition to Fomalhaut. That’s twenty-three light years away. We flew

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Review: The Star Diaries by Stanislaw Lem

translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel originally published in Poland: 1957; expanded 1971 my edition: Harcourt (June 26, 1985) 286 pages Reading Stanislaw Lem As you know, I’ve set myself the very enjoyable task of reading all of Stanislaw Lem’s speculative fiction that’s available in English. And since I love doing things chronologically, I’ve

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