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More tales of Pirx the pilot

StanisЕ‚aw Lem

More tales of Pirx the pilot

by StanisЕ‚aw Lem

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementStanislaw Lem ; translated from the Polish by Louis Iribarne with the assistance of Magdalena Majcherczyk, and by Michael Kandel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPG7158.L39
The Physical Object
Pagination220p. ;
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17499322M
ISBN 10043624411X
OCLC/WorldCa12543270

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„Tales of Pirx the Pilot,”one of the most favored books by Lem, is a series of adventures of a lovable Pilot-Astronaut. Pirx grows with problems he faces – the Pilot has to prove the worth of an imperfect man confronted with the world of machines and machine thinking. Read more /5(40). Read "More Tales of Pirx the Pilot" by Stanislaw Lem available from Rakuten Kobo. Commander Pirx, who drives space vehicles for a living in the galaxy of the future, here faces a new series of intriguin Brand: HMH Books.

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There are five stories in "More Tales of Pirx the Pilot", and they describe Pirx's adventures and activities, mainly in the Solar System, although "The Accident" is set on a rocky planet orbiting a distant star. One of the themes is the failure of technology, including robots, computers and spaceships, and how humans try to cope with it/5(10).

The first book, "Tales of Pirx the Pilot" dealt with his training and early missions. In these five tales we read about his working days as a "seasoned spaceman".

In each Pirx confronts an unlikely but deadly or potentially so situation. The author spins a strange and provocative story in each/5(24). Tales of Pirx the Pilot is entertaining because Lem is a good storyteller but it's mostly the curiosa of sixties-style scifi imagery and technobabble that give it both a plausible technical grounding and make it hopelessly outdated.

Kind of like steampunk Thunderbirds. Atompunk should be the term for this if it was written today/5(35). Tales of Pirx the Pilot is entertaining because Lem is a good storyteller but it's mostly the curiosa of sixties-style scifi imagery and technobabble that give it both a plausible technical grounding and make it hopelessly outdated.

Kind of like steampunk Thunderbirds. Atompunk should be the term for this if it was written by: 2. Commander Pirx, who drives space vehicles for a living in the galaxy of the future, here faces a new series of intriguing adventures in which robots demonstrate some alarmingly human characteristics.

Translated by Louis Iribarne, assisted by Magdalena Majcherczyk and Brand: HMH Books. More Tales of Pirx the Pilot Commander Pirx, who drives space vehicles for a living in the galaxy of the future, here faces a new series of intriguing adventures in which robots demonstrate some alarmingly human : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

More tales of Pirx the pilot Item Preview remove-circle Show More. Full catalog record MARCXML. See also WorldCat (this item) plus-circle Add Review. Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by [email protected] on Pages: Tales of Pirx the Pilot takes a restrained approach to science fiction, one which could almost be described as realism except for the nuclear-powered rocket ships, moon bases, and robots.

The book consists of five episodes from the life of Pirx, a rather ordinary guy who becomes a rather ordinary rocket pilot, with the first two stories happening while he is in training and the next three from his career/5. There are five stories in "More Tales of Pirx the Pilot", and they describe Pirx's adventures and activities, mainly in the Solar System, although "The Accident" is set on a rocky planet orbiting a distant star.

One of the themes is the failure of technology, including robots, computers and spaceships, and how humans try to cope with it/5(11). More tales of Pirx the pilot 1st ed. by Stanisław Lem. 4 Want to read; Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich in San Diego.

Written in EnglishAuthor: Stanisław Lem. Editions for More Tales of Pirx the Pilot: (Paperback published in ), (Kindle Edition published in ), (Paperback published Author: Stanisław Lem. Pilot Pirx is a fictional character introduced in in the science fiction stories of Polish writer Stanisław Lem: ten short stories (published in English in two parts, 's Tales of Pirx the Pilot and 's More Tales of Pirx the Pilot).

Later he appeared in the novel Fiasco. Tales of Pirx the Pilot is entertaining because Lem is a good storyteller but it's mostly the curiosa of sixties-style scifi imagery and technobabble that give it both a plausible technical grounding and make it hopelessly outdated.

Kind of like steampunk Thunderbirds. Atompunk should be the term for this if /5(22). In these tales we see Pirx has matured from a bemused rookie into a somewhat world-weary expert pilot. Pirx's adventures take him from the vastness of space to the colonies on mars and on the moon, as well as to an uninhabited earth-like planet who's rocky spires beg to be conquered/5(9).

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More Tales of Pirx the Pilot: Stanislaw Lem: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(). "Tales of Pirx the Pilot is a science fiction stories collection by Polish author Stanisław Lem, about a spaceship pilot named Pirx.

In Poland a more complete collection (as Opowieści o pilocie Pirxie) was published inand translated to English in two parts (Tales of Pirx the Pilot and More Tales of Pirx the Pilot) in and "--Cf.

More Tales of Pirx the Pilot. Author:Lem, Stanislaw. Book Binding:Paperback / softback. All of our paper waste is recycled within the UK and turned into corrugated cardboard. World of Books Seller Rating: % positive. More tales of Pirx the pilot. [Stanisław Lem] -- Commander Pirx, who drives space vehicles for a living in the galaxy of the future, here faces a new series of intriguing adventures in which robots demonstrate some alarmingly human characteristics.

The "Tales of Pirx the Pilot" are another of Lem's masterpieces. Those are five stories set somewhere in the 22nd century, in a reality in which Mankind started to colonize the Solar System. There are already settlements on the Moon and Mars, and manned expeditions begun the /5(30).

More Tales Of Pirx The Pilot | Commander Pirx, who drives space vehicles for a living in the galaxy of the future, here faces a new series of intriguing adventures in which robots demonstrate some alarmingly human characteristics.

Translated by Louis Iribarne, assisted .Five more tales featuring Pirx—a bumbling rookie in the original Tales (), now a seasoned and level-headed (but coolly cerebral) space jockey.

The first three pieces are short, ironic, and somewhat thin on ideas: Pirx fails to intercept a drifting alien hulk thanks to a shipboard comedy of errors; he searches for a robot that has inexplicably cut loose to go mountain climbing; and he.More Tales of Pirx the Pilot by Stanisław Lem; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Social life and customs, Fiction; Places: Poland.