Arkady and Boris Strugatsky are the most famous and popular Russian writers of science fiction, and the authors of over 25 novels and novellas. Their books have been widely translated and have been made into a number of films. Arkady Strugatsky died in 1991. Boris Strugatsky died in November 2012. Ursula K. Le Guin is the author of A Wizard of Earthsea, The Left Hand of Darkness, and other science-fiction classics.
I can't believe it took me this long to read this novel. I had no idea what I was missing. A little different and a little literary but wow what a story. Read morePublished 6 days ago by ESULLIVAN
This book is amazing for the most of what I have read really wish I had more time to read definently woild buy 10 copies next timePublished 1 month ago by Logan Hill
A classic. Ending kind of anti-climax--wish the story had kept going.Published 1 month ago by Pamela M. Poulson
A wonderful science fiction novel that deals with alien artifacts, where one never encounters the actual aliens. Read morePublished 1 month ago by L. Norris
Roadside Picnic is NOT typical Soviet SF or the Strugatsky brothers would not have struggled for eight years to get it published. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Zonker the Brainless
Suppose aliens really did come to earth. But they didn't stay; they just made a roadside pit stop and then moved on. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Blacklace 50