Hospital of the Transfiguration

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Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1982 - Fiction - 207 pages
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In Nazi-occupied Poland, Stefan Truzyniecki, a young doctor, seeks refuge from the war by joining the staff of an insane asylum

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User Review  - Al Maki - Goodreads

If you're a Lem fan I recommend this book. It's rooted in the experience of his early life and gives a sense of what the incredible imagination and thoughtfulness of his "mature" work came out of. I ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeremy - Goodreads

This story of events at a mental hospital in Poland during Nazi occupation has all the lived-in reality of a malignant tumor cut from a corpse, embalmed and placed on display as a medical specimen. It ... Read full review

Contents

A COUNTRY FUNERAL
1
STASZEK
24
THE GENIUS
37
Copyright

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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.

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