Editorial Reviews. Language Notes. Text: English, German, Polish (translation) The Invincible – Kindle edition by Stanislaw Lem. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note. I suppose I have followed the conventional route through Stanislaw Lem’s version of scientifiction. Starting with Solaris and moving to the. Anybody who likes a tight, increasingly tense plot-line rising to a scene of dramatic violence will be satisfied. Anybody who likes a mystery will find it here — and.

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The Invincible continued to move at close to the speed of light: Wrong “Sort by” title? The latter part of the book This science fiction tale by Stanislaw Lem is easily missed or dismissed as just a space romp, but it is much more than that.

Jul 03, Tracey rated it liked it Shelves: Strojevi su prikazani kao neinteligentni, hladni i instinktivni. Given that perspective, it is quite fascinating how popular his works became. Structure wise, the invincibble rarely if ever strays from course. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Land formations, the weather, the sense of alien life hovering just beyond the next hill, the inexplicable fate of the Condor —nothing lends itself to ready articulation. I enjoyed the novel and would recommend it if you’re into SF tech; but don’t see myself returning to it anytime soon.

Once again, Lem successfully sets out the Luckily, I read the book in Serbian translation which was fairly good, so I didn’t have to bother about it having been originally translated into German and then into English.


What’s also amazing about this story is its profound alienness: The themes he prefers to explore are what intelligence and consciousness are, and what their role is in a large and uncaring universe. Conquer the void, of course; why not?

An interstellar 2nd-class cruiser called Invincible, lands on Regis III, a planet that seems bleakly uninhabited. When they feel threatened, they can assemble into huge clouds, able to travel at a high speed and even to climb to the top of troposphere. As the threat mounts there is a wonderful balance between the discipline of a highly trained crew and the panic and fear of facing something they don’t understand and may not be able to fight.

Between andLem authored 17 books.

Could you please change it? His works were widely translated abroad although mostly in the Eastern Bloc countries.

The Invincible by Stanisław Lem

If you not change browser settings, you agree to it. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Auch von der Besatzung der Kondor fehlt jede Spur. During the search for the lost ship unknown structures are discovered, probably invincble the equivalent of an Earth city. Seeking revenge on it for Condor’s destruction would make just as much sense as nuking an ocean for wrecking a sailboat. In the Invincible, this lack of understanding leads to violent confrontation, which adds to the core message of “we can not understand everything” with “we can not conquer everything”.

Jun 30, Thomas Beekers rated it really liked it. But that is not the strangest of all.


Jan 20, J. Then they have their first encounter with an ominous and metallic cloud that emits a strong electromagnetic field and interferes with their communications. Sort of two sides to flip the coin, and the hope it’s the best we oem – humanity, however errand and cruel sometimes it is.

The Invincible

Newer Post Older Post Home. Luckily, I read the book in Serbian translation which was fairly good, so I didn’t have to bother about it having been originally translated into German and then into English. It is time for both man and the Invincible — now quite defeated — to go home. A translation into German was published in ; an English translation by Wendayne Ackerman, based on the German one, was published in Jun 20, Van Choojitarom rated it liked it. Stanislaw Lem tends to be unrivalled when it comes to philosophical insights into first contact iinvincible alien intelligence.

He gained international fame for Invjncible Cyberiada series of humorous short stories from a mechanical universe ruled by robots, first published in English in Lists with This Book. A very powerful and armed interstellar space ship called Invincible lands on the planet Regis III, which seems uninhabited and bleak, to investigate the loss of her sister shipCondor.

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