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Highcastle : a remembrance

Author: Stanisław Lem; Michael Kandel
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1995.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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Stanislaw Lem's Highcastle is at once a remembrance and a meditation. Even as Lem gives an account of his childhood in Lvov in the years between the two world wars, he ponders the nature of memory, innocence, and the imagination. His recollections of growing up the son of a bourgeois doctor at Number 4 Brajerska Street are stunningly evocative, re-creating with acuity a boy's perception of the world around him: his  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lem, Stanisław.
Highcastle.
New York : Harcourt, Brace & Co., 1995
(OCoLC)604194318
Named Person: Stanisław Lem
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanisław Lem; Michael Kandel
ISBN: 0151402183 9780151402182
OCLC Number: 32130624
Notes: "A Helen and Kurt Wolff book."
Description: ix, 146 p. ; 22 cm.
Other Titles: Wysoki zamek.
Responsibility: Stanislaw Lem ; translated from the Polish by Michael Kandel.

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The author describes his innocent childhood as the son of a doctor in Lvov between the two world wars, during which his most vivid memories include episodes with his gossipy French tutor, the view  Read more...

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