The Futurological Congress (from the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy)

The Futurological Congress (from the Memoirs of Ijon Tichy)

Book - 1985
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World-renowned cosmonaut Ijon Tichy, persuaded to attent the Eighth World Futurological Congress, is severely injured when the Congress is routed by Costa Rican revolutionaries, is refrigerated in liquid nitrogen, and awakens in the year 2039.
Publisher: San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1985, ©1974
Edition: 1st HarvestHBJ ed
ISBN: 9780156340403
Branch Call Number: SF LEM STANISL
Characteristics: 149 pages ; 18 cm


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ilikethetinman Jul 11, 2014

Beyond my most favorite book ever! I read this book for the first time 20 years ago. My copy of this book is now floating around in Nicaragua somewhere. Note to Self: Do not loan books out to friends going on vacations.

I am intent on rereading this book, and I know it will definitely have a different relevance in comparison to the first time I read it in relation to the state of the world today. If you like 1984 by George Orwell and Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, you should enjoy this book.


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