The novelist Stanislaw Lem died at the age of 84. Here is all you want to know, and more!
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Though remembered for his philosophical and satirical works, he is perhaps most famous for his 1961 science fiction novel Solaris. His popular books, translated into over forty languages, sold nearly fifty million copies during his lifetime.
Born in Lwow, Poland (present-day Ukraine), to Sabina and Samuel Lem, he later lived in Germany and Austria. His more than fifty-year marriage to Barbara Lesniak resulted in one child.
Stanislaw Lem, a Polish science-fiction writer who, in novels like “Solaris” and “His Master’s Voice,” contemplated man’s place in the universe in sardonic and sometimes bleak terms, died yesterday in Krakow, Poland. He was 84. The cause was heart failure, his secretary, Wojciech Zemek, told The Associated Press.
Where do consequences lead? Depends on the escort.
To torture a man you have to know his pleasures.
You climb to reach the summit, but once there, discover that all roads lead down.
A dream will always triumph over reality, once it is given the chance.
Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.