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The Futurological Congress

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The Futurological Congress

From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy

By Stanislaw Lem

Mariner Books, Paperback, 9780156340403, 156pp.

Publication Date: October 28, 1985

Description
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.