The Futurological Congress (From the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy)

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Paperback. Pub Date: 1985 Pages: 156 Publisher: Mariner Books inging 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. Ijon Tichy. Lem's Candide of the Cosmos. is plunged into another adventure which satirizes the population explosion and sociologists' attempt to understand what they cannot control.

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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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Very late in the 20th century, the narrator, Tichy, accidentally sets out on a journey of discovery that will peel away successive layers of illusion on a nightmare voyage to the core of reality.

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