Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780156027595, 312pp.
Publication Date: December 1, 2002
A brilliantly crafted collection of stories from celebrated science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem
Trurl and Klaupacius are constructor robots who try to out-invent each other. Over the course of their adventures in "The Cyberiad," they travel to the far corners of the cosmos to take on freelance problem-solving jobs, with dire consequences for their unsuspecting employers. Playfully written, and ranging from the prophetic to the surreal, these stories demonstrate Stanislaw Lem's vast talent and remarkable ability to blend meaning and magic into a wholly entertaining and captivating work.