Editorial Reviews. Review. “I suspect,” intones one of Lem’s supposed reviewers, “that there A Perfect Vacuum 1st Edition, Kindle Edition. by. In a perfect vacuum, Stanislaw Lem presents a collection of book reviews of nonexistent works of literature – works that, in many cases, could not possibly be . Like the Perfect Vacuum of the title, the books that seem to be reviewed in this book do not exist. neither, in an odd way, does “Lem” as a reviewer; in the first.

Author: Dailkis Kazilar
Country: Seychelles
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Career
Published (Last): 12 November 2018
Pages: 487
PDF File Size: 16.77 Mb
ePub File Size: 7.78 Mb
ISBN: 562-2-75404-244-7
Downloads: 14129
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Gagrel

See if you have enough points for this item. In A Perfect VacuumStanislaw Lem steps outside of his fictional comfort zone to try his hand at reviewing the literature of others. The only catch is this: None of these books have actually been published—or even written—he just made them up.

These sixteen satirical and brilliantly insidious commentaries on non-existent books cover the gamut of unconventional writing techniques: Along the way, Lem presents his trademark examinations on topics ranging from modern art to computer technology to philosophy. The Chain of Chance. Tales of Pirx the Pilot. More Tales of Pirx the Pilot. Memoirs Found in a Bathtub. Finite and Infinite Games. Selected Stories of Nietzsche Global Classics.


Lost in the Cosmos. Letters to Solovine, — Spring and All Facsimile Edition. Advice To A Young Scientist. A Night of Serious Drinking. Out of this World: The Decline of the West. The Nothing that Is.

The Bars of Atlantis. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. The Lost Art of Losing. The Internet is a Playground. Dave Barry’s Greatest Hits.

Homes and Other Black Holes. Does Anybody Have a Problem with That? Science and Human Values. A Splendid Wickedness and Other Essays.

Dave Barry Does Japan. Dave Barry Slept Here. The Last German Soldier. The Uses of Literature. Dave Barry in Cyberspace.

A Perfect Vacuum

Dave Barry Turns Forty. The Discovery of the Future. The Intelligence of a Machine. The Areas of My Expertise. How to write a great review. The review must be at least 50 characters long. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long.

A Perfect Vacuum by Stanisław Lem

At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. You submitted the following rating and review. We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve stanisaw them.

Item s unavailable for purchase. Please review your cart. You can remove the unavailable item s now or we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e stankslaw.


A Perfect Vacuum by Stanislaw Lem. Or, get it for Kobo Super Points!

Ratings and Reviews 0 0 star ratings 0 reviews. Overall rating No ratings yet 0. How to write a great review Do Say what you liked best and least Describe the author’s style Explain the rating you gave Don’t Use rude and profane language Include any personal information Mention spoilers or the book’s price Recap the plot.

Close Report a review At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information. Would you like us to take another look at this review?

No, cancel Yes, report it Thanks! You’ve successfully reported this review. We appreciate your feedback. April 20, Imprint: You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: