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 - Thom Slattery - Goodreads
From what I've read a lot of this is probably better in the original Polish. I did enjoy the mixture of robotic sci-fi and classic fairy tale structures. Some of the stories were very engaging, others ... Read full review