The Futurological Congress

by Stanislaw Lem


The Futurological Congress | 9780241312780 | Stanislaw Lem

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Format:Paperback / softback

Published:02/11/2017 by Penguin Books Ltd


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Hapless cosmonaut Ijon Tichy has been sent back to earth to attend the Eighth Futurological Congress in smog-bound, overpopulated Costa Rica, holed up with an assortment of scientists in a luxury hotel (fully equipped with tear gas sprinklers in case things get out of hand). But when an unfortunate incident occurs involving a revolution and hallucinogenic drugs in the water supply, Tichy finds himself shot, frozen and thawed out in a future beyond anything he could ever have imagined.

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