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Of course, since it’s vaguely framed as stories told by a “space traveler” gwiazdowf banished to the sci-fi section, when it is in fact a work of art. However, as we all know, violence has dire consequences. Things quickly get out of hand. Ijon Tichy is a great narrator.

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Other books in the series. This may be my new favorite book by Lem. This second volume of short pieces is slightly inferior to the first, principally because it is less varied and more confined too many made scientists, not enough trips to the stars. The stories are travel logs of space traveler, Ijon Tichy and translated by Michael Kandel from the polish in Sconsigliato a chi pensa szienniki la fantascienza sia solo una puerile fantasia.

The published diaries are the recovered fragments of a larger work. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over 27 million copies. He creates the history of the planet through a series of work mishaps during a project that he is in charge of in the Twentieth Voyage.

This book was equally smart, clever, very funny and introspective all at once. And still another recollection showcases a scientist who has mixed chemicals in a test tube to generate his own double.

A batch of snapshots of Ijon in action: The best tales are The Washing Maching Tragedy and the fun and dxienniki finale Let Us Save the Universe though its good intentioned message does club you over the head with its lack of subtlety.


Ijon obtains a secondhand moon, fixes it up and, thanks to his stellar connections no pun intendedupgrades it to the status of a planet.

View all 3 comments. Ijon Tichy is just so damn amusing. That in itself is enough to make it worthy of your attention. All fans of science fiction should read Lem.

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Ho sempre pensato che Douglas Adams non facesse ridere per niente o che comunque non meritasse la fama. Lem became vwiazdowe productive afterwhen the de-Stalinization period led to the “Polish October”, dzieniki Poland experienced an increase in freedom of speech. What could possibly go wrong with that? Both started out interesting, but managed to lose my attention about halfway through.

Ijon is present as a room filled with wise, peace-loving alien life forms from all over the cosmos debate if humans from dzienhiki Earth should be admitted to the solar assembly. Tichy was persuaded to give it a try. His works were widely translated abroad although mostly in the Eastern Bloc countries.

His encounters with different societies explore the extremes of philosophy and religion, particularly Christianity. Essentially, this demonstrates the possibility hwiazdowe we all exist in a similar contraption created by a higher power. Each chapter describes one of the voyages of Ijon Tichy’s intergalactic adventures in the 23rd century. I like Lem best when he is philosophical and this story resembles the Teletransporter thought experiment in philosophy.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. View all 5 comments. Che cosa resta da dire? If you like Philip K. It had its moments, but overall it was my least favorite. He dziennikk the cousin of poet Marian Hemar.

The Introduction and Introduction to the Expanded Edition are really a part of the book as well and not truly Introductions as can be gatthered from “The press tells us that Tichy used a ghost-writer, or that he never even existed, his The Star Diaries by Dzienni,i Lem is a group of short stories that the author wrote over a time period from s and expanded and gwiazrowe in I had trouble with the language, as I mentioned above, of the Eleventh Voyagebut the idea was brilliant and reminded me a lot of The Man Who Was Thursday.


In fact, though it was probably different in the time and place Lem was writing, modern readers gwlazdowe feel underwhelmed by some of these stories that have a “gimmick” based on things you might hear in intro to philosophy e.

I didn’t realize that it was part of a series until I’d picked it up, but the chapters are essentially short stories, requiring no prior knowledge of the characters.

I enjoyed each and every one of Ijon’s revealing reports and count the following pungent probes among my fa Preposterous squared. La seconda parte del volume contiene invece alcuni Ricordi di Tichy: View all 8 comments.

Along the way beyond the Milky Way, explorer Tichy encounters the Gypsonians who roam around the cosmos ever since they destroyed their own planet by continuous strip mining, turning the entire surface into one vast pit.

Open Preview See a Problem? Wells type of time machine. Ijon knows he’s flying solo and tells the intruder he’s wgiazdowe more than a dream. Using his time machine, Ijon propels their evolution to tool using hunter gatherers and then to agrarian civilization.

He disguises himself as a robot, gsiazdowe living people are prosecuted and finds out interesting things about the inhabitants of the planet. Although I am glad to have the complete Tichy memoirs, I was a little disappointed in the translation.

Hardcoverpages. And before we started to prattle about ‘Singularities’ the robot monks of Dichotica had already looked unflinchingly into that abyss. What a fantastic book! This was good fun.