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12 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

 

Posted in the currently reading thread.

Scored a 1979 first edition English translation of Stanislaw Lem's Tales of Pirx the Pilot.  With a pretty solid binding and the dustcover in fairly solid shape.

 

For a buck.

I have only read Solaris...I remember it was a disintegrating paperback and I couldn’t tell if I was missing pages or not.

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Just now, Chavez Ravine said:

I have only read Solaris...I remember it was a disintegrating paperback and I couldn’t tell if I was missing pages or not.

I haven't read a bunch of his stuff but you can't turn that down.  Always sweet grabbing a first edition for cheap.

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24 minutes ago, Chavez Ravine said:

I have only read Solaris...I remember it was a disintegrating paperback and I couldn’t tell if I was missing pages or not.

Not inconsistent with the theme of the book. I really like that novel. But I think the English translation is from a French translation of the original. Lem apparently hated it.

The movie by Andrei Tarkovsky (1972--not the US remake starring G. Clooney), it goes without saying, departs significantly from the novel, but it's one of my favorite ever. I rewatch it every chance I get.

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39 minutes ago, Can_of_corn said:

 

Posted in the currently reading thread.

Scored a 1979 first edition English translation of Stanislaw Lem's Tales of Pirx the Pilot.  With a pretty solid binding and the dustcover in fairly solid shape.

 

For a buck.

Congratulations! I'll buy it from you for a price that yields you a 500% profit haha.

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4 minutes ago, LA2 said:

Congratulations! I'll buy it from you for a price that yields you a 500% profit haha.

Thanks.

It's going on the shelf next to my FE copies of The Fifth Head of Cerberus and Our Friends From Frolix 8.

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1 hour ago, Chavez Ravine said:

I have only read Solaris...I remember it was a disintegrating paperback and I couldn’t tell if I was missing pages or not.

I've been in Seoul for most of the last two years, and it's become a rich and perplexing experience enough for me to start calling where (I think) I am "Seoularis."

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Just now, Can_of_corn said:

It's going on the shelf next to my FE copies of The Fifth Head of Cerberus and Our Friends From Frolix 8.

Good decision. Don't let local market fluctuations distract you from long-term goals haha.

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1 hour ago, Chavez Ravine said:

Bordick just visited Maine and reports that it “is looking good” and “getting a little foliage in there” No mention of how center cut the color pallet was

Hardest-working foliage anywhere. For sure.

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