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BSFA Review: Stanislaw Lem and his Aliens edited by Elana Gomel

17/01/2024 19:12 | Anonymous member (Administrator)

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Stanislaw Lem and his Aliens: A Tribute and a Challenge edited by Elana Gomel

(Guardbridge Books, 2022)

Reviewed by John Dodd

I wasn’t sure what to expect from this book, most tributes usually contain accessible facts and details on the person to whom they’re paying tribute and work well towards getting other people to want to study that person more.

Not this book…

This book was written by enthusiasts, for enthusiasts, it presumes at all times that you have at least read Lem and understood his work, in order for you to engage with the ideas and theorem that are presented within. This isn’t a tribute to Lem in the traditional sense, the writers of this book were enthused on a high level by what they’ve read and they want to share their thoughts and stimulate conversation.

Continue reading…

Review from BSFA Review 21 - Download your copy here.


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