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'There were two kinds of landscape characteristic of the inner planets of the Sun: the purposeful and the desolate.'

The planet Quinta is pocked with ugly mounds and covered by a spiderweb-like network draped from spindly poles. It is a kingdom of phantoms and of a beauty afflicted by madness. The Earth spaceship Hermes arrives on Quinta with the best of intentions towards the humans' 'brothers in intelligence'. But something on the planet has gone terribly wrong...

Publication Details

Publisher:
Penguin Books Ltd
Imprint:
Penguin
Publication Date:
2018
Series:
Penguin Modern Classics

Format

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  • Adobe EPUB eBook 1.7 MB

Stanislaw Lem (Author)

Stanislaw Lem (1921-2006) was born in Lviv, then part of Poland. He is probably the most original and influential European science-fiction writer since H.G. Wells. Best known in the West for Tarkovsky's film of his novel Solaris, Lem wrote novels ...

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