By Empress Eve
Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 at 8:46 am
Part of today’s Kindle ebook deal of the day over at Amazon today is Stanislaw Lem‘s science fiction novel The Futurological Congress: From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy for only $1.99 (that’s 83% off the regular price of $12). If you’d like to purchase a physical copy of The Futurological Congress, the book is also available in paperback.
Note – this ebook deal is valid only for today, Wednesday, January 16, 2013, until 11:59pm PST.
Also, Lem’s more popular book Solaris is on sale for Kindle for $3.99.
Bringing his twin gifts of scientific speculation and scathing satire to bear on that hapless planet, Earth, Lem sends his unlucky cosmonaut, Ijon Tichy, to the Eighth Futurological Congress. Caught up in local revolution, Tichy is shot and so critically wounded that he is flashfrozen to await a future cure. Translated by Michael Kandel.
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