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Fiasco

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Fiasco

By Stanislaw Lem; Michael Kandel (Translator)

Harvest Books, Paperback, 9780156306300, 336pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 1988

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Description
The planet Quinta is pocked by ugly mounds and covered by a spiderweb-like network. It is a kingdom of phantoms and of a beauty afflicted by madness. In stark contrast, the crew of the spaceship Hermes represents a knowledge-seeking Earth. As they approach Quinta, a dark poetry takes over and leads them into a nightmare of misunderstanding. Translated by Michael Kandel. A Helen and Kurt Wolff Book
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