These fourteen science fiction stories reveal Lem’s fascination with artificial intelligence and demonstrate just how surprisingly human sentient machines can be. “Astonishing is not too strong a word for these tales” (Wall Street Journal). Translated and with an Introduction by Michael Kandel.
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Review: Mortal EnginesUser Review - Joel - Goodreads
I was really excited to read this. One of the masters from the golden age of science fiction, who I'd somehow managed never to read! Alas. Most of the stories in this book are childish fables. The ... Read full review
Review: Mortal EnginesUser Review - Corwin - Goodreads
This man is kind of like Zelazny, except instead of thundering like the boasts and bewailments of Homer in his epic story-telling he weaves his tales more softly and lyrically, reminiscent of Sir ... Read full review