Tales of Pirx the Pilot

Stanis?aw Lem, Louis Iribarne


In Pilot Pirx, Lem has created an irresistibly likable personality: an astronaut who gives the look of nonetheless navigating by way of the seat of his pants-a bumbler yet an encouraged one. by means of making an investment Pirx with a number of human foibles, Lem bargains a superb imaginative and prescient of the audacity, childlike interest, and instinct that may supply people the braveness to confront outer area. Translated via Louis Iribarne. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book

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