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As you would expect in a Lem story, what's learned is far from certain and of dubious usefulness.
The characters don't seem like reasonable personalities for this kind of a journey, and none of them feels like a real person.
Read "Eden" if you want a taste of Lem - it's modestly entertaining - but don't expect to be blown away.
Lem delivers again with Eden. The book starts slowly but once contact is made, the story takes off. Could not put down.Published 1 month ago by nik
Thoughtful writing as usual from S. Lem. Why they need so many words to complete the review I don't know.Published 3 months ago by leszek jaszczak
This is only my 2nd Lem novel (the other being Solaris) and I would have to say that, without reading any of his other works, he certainly tries to capture the tedium of his... Read morePublished 10 months ago by David Durtschi
It is a pleasure to read and follow the plot of this book. Stanislavsky Lem is a great author and fantastic writer.Published 11 months ago by Elena
This is the second book I have read by Lem (the other his classic Solaris). He paints a compelling and disturbing narrative about a thoroughly incomprehensible other world but I... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Stephen
I am a big fan of Lem. I hold Solaris as one of the very best Science Fiction books ever written. Eden was written before Solaris and it paves the way for the masterpiece by... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Kostandin Pajcini
At first this reminded me of Clarke's Rendezvous with Rama. However, as the story progressed, this got more mysterious than the Rama story. So this was a page turner. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Scychry
This was my first Stanislaw Lem book. I was curious about the author who is renowned for thoughtful science fiction writing about social and ethical concepts. Read morePublished 20 months ago by monicae