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Author: Stanisław Lem; Michael Kandel
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1988, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Harvest/HBJ editionView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanisław Lem; Michael Kandel
ISBN: 0156306301 9780156306300
OCLC Number: 17896549
Notes: Translation of: Fiasko.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
"A Harvest/HBJ book."
Description: viii, 322 pages ; 21 cm
Other Titles: Fiasko.
Responsibility: Stanislaw Lem ; translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel.

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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.

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