translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel originally published in Poland: 1957; expanded 1971 my edition: Harcourt (June 26, 1985) 286 pages 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 started with The
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Check out the new page on Stanislaw Lem and follow along as I read my way through every single one of his translated works!
Earlier this year, Orbit (US) and Gollancz (UK) announced that they will publish a translation of a new book in Andrzej Sapkowski’s Witcher universe: Season of Storms. More Polish SFT!
Over at Waypoint, Piotr Badja spoke to two eastern European fantasy authors about the connections between their novels and other media: “Witcher novelist Andrzej Sapkowski says he doesn’t owe games anything, but Metro 2033 author Dmitry Glukhovsky thinks games made them both.” Read the conversation here.
Lots of news came out this week regarding central and eastern European speculative fiction in English translation… keep ’em comin’ ! The publisher Head of Zeus has acquired World English rights to Polish author Jacek Dukaj’s thousand-page-long novel Ice. The book “conjur[es] an alternate 20th Century, where Russia and half of Europe are