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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"Insane asylums have always distilled the spirit of the age.'' So claims one of the central characters in this, Lem's first novel, written in 1948 before he began his career in science fiction. And so ... Read full review

Contents

A COUNTRY FUNERAL
1
STASZEK
24
THE GENIUS
37
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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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