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The author describes his innocent childhood as the son of a doctor in Lvov between the two world wars, during which his most vivid memories include episodes with his gossipy French tutor, the view from a confectionary store, and halvah stands.
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Stanislaw Lem is the most widely translated and best known science fiction author writing outside of the English language. Winner of the Kafka Prize, he is a contributor to many magazines, including the New Yorker, and he is the author of numerous works, including Solaris.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: Polish
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