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Tales of Pirx the pilot

Author: Stanisław Lem
Publisher: London : Secker & Warburg, 1980, ©1979.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this collection of short stories, we follow protagonist Pirx through his training as a cadet and go along with him on a few routine space flights, most of them plagued by red tape, and other disasters. With each story, Pirx gains experience, confidence, cynicism, and most importantly, judgement and wisdom.
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Genre/Form: Science fiction
Short stories
Fiction
Translations
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanisław Lem
ISBN: 0436244225 9780436244223
OCLC Number: 10704260
Notes: Translation of Opowieści o pilocie Pirxie.
Description: 206 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The test.--The conditioned reflex.--On patrol.--The Albatross.--Terminus.
Other Titles: Opowieści o pilocie Pirxie.
Responsibility: Stanislaw Lem ; translated by Louis Iribarne.

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In this collection of short stories, we follow protagonist Pirx through his training as a cadet and go along with him on a few routine space flights, most of them plagued by red tape, and other disasters. With each story, Pirx gains experience, confidence, cynicism, and most importantly, judgement and wisdom.

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