Fiasco

by Stanislaw Lem
Release date: 1986
Type: speculative fiction
Genres: science fiction
Tags: translation

Original title: Fiasko.

The planet Quinta is pocked by ugly mounds and covered by a spiderweb-like network. It is a kingdom of phantoms and of a beauty afflicted by madness. In stark contrast, the crew of the spaceship Hermes represents a knowledge-seeking Earth. As they approach Quinta, a dark poetry takes over and leads them into a nightmare of misunderstanding.

 

(updated 2018-05-22)

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