The Invincible moved across the outermost quadrant of the Lyre Constellation. The heavy cruiser was propelled through space by photon drive.
The Invincible moved across the outermost quadrant of the Lyre Constellation. It was the largest ship at the disposal of the space fleet based in this section of the universe.
Customers who bought this item also bought. Thousands of books are eligible, including current and former best sellers. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books.
Then Gralew got up. Underneath the stacks of torn maps and books the whole deck had been strewn with dried human excrement. Another spoke of a can of food that showed impressions of teeth, as if someone had tried to bite through the metal. Gaarb had been deeply shaken by the scrawls in the log book and the entry about the flies. But he did not stop there. Let’s assume a cloud of poisonous gas escaped from the tectonic vault inside the city. He desperately tried to free himself from the invisible ropes that bound him. He wanted to shake them off but kept ensnaring himself in an inextricable net. His scream was caught in his swollen throat.
Lem is an author I feel I should have read as a SF fan, so am finally getting around to his works. As with most Lem books, there is both a strong component of scientific, philosophical ideas; on the nature of evolution, and the immense gap between different types of intelligence and more generally different types of life; this is coupled with a stoic, individualistic philosophy of the protagonist men and an introspective view of the protagonists feelings and emotions.
Читать онлайн The Invincible. Stanislaw Lem. The Invincible. Translated from the German by Wendayne Ackerman).
The Invincible (Polish: Niezwyciężony) is a hard science fiction novel by Polish writer Stanisław Lem, published in 1964. The Invincible originally appeared as the title story in Lem's collection Niezwyciężony i inne opowiadania ("The Invincible and Other Stories"). A translation into German was published in 1967; an English translation by Wendayne Ackerman, based on the German one, was published in 1973. A direct translation into English from Polish, by Bill Johnston, was published in 2006.
Stanislaw Lem. This impression was strengthened by the sand massed around it. Since the wind came from the west the sand wall had piled up much higher than in the east. Since the wind came from the west the sand wall had piled up much higher than in the east ost totally buried by the sand. Even the antimatter mortar had been put out of action. It stood there with its hood raised, half filled with sand. But one could still see the jet openings at the ship’s nose which rested in an unobstructed depression in the ground. Publication date: 1973
Stanislaw Lem. Publication date: 1973. A powerful sublight interstellar space ship, a class two cruiser called Invincible, lands on the planet Regis III which seems uninhabited and bleak, to investigate the loss of sister ship, Condor
Invincible is straightforward, active, a classic adventure.
Invincible is straightforward, active, a classic adventure. His writing represents an extraordinary range of subject and style, most frequently dealing with the confrontation between human values and other, alien (nonhuman, random, mechanical) systems. Lem was born on September.