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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.
Doesn't really have a strong plot, it's more about ideas. Can we really understand and have the ability to connect with an alien species, and not anthropomorphize them?Published 10 days ago by Alice Berry
I get emotional when thinking about my time reading this book several years ago.
Do you know that feeling you had as a child in first reading about Narnia, or Middle... Read more
Interesting concept, but it drones on a bit. I read this before I saw the film and now I have little desire to watch it. Just ok...Published 17 days ago by Jp
How should I rate this book? Lem wrote this in a verbose, aimless and unclear style. The protagonist, Dr. Kelvin, went to the planet Solaris to see another scientist, Gibarian. Read morePublished 21 days ago by John C. Cravey
A very heartbreaking exploration of loss and grief. Also, an interesting perspective on encountering something truly alien.Published 1 month ago by Jacob Hawken