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There is very little character development and not much character interaction.
According to Solaris's back-cover blurbs, of all science fiction authors writing outside the English Language, Stanislaw Lem has been the most widely translated.
While the movie ended up being a rather good love story, the book has more things to think about.
Can't believe they made a movie out of this. A more whining protagonist has never been created. Tried very hard to like it but simply couldn'tPublished 4 days ago by Joan M Guercia
The films made me curious, the book made me aware of how little we understand of the universe as well as ourselves.Published 5 days ago by Alex Treadwell
After reading 82 percent of this endless compilation of meaningless complexity I quit and looked for a synopsis that would reveal the point of the novel and enable me to decide if... Read morePublished 1 month ago by LightnnRod
It was fun to read an early version of sci-fi and see how far we have come.Published 2 months ago by Bryan
"Solaris" remains as imaginative and thought-provoking as it ever was, and it is certainly still well-worth reading, but I am less happy with Bill Johnston's translation of it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by LIBRARIAN