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Stanislaw Lem (1921–2006)

Stanislaw Lem was a visionary Polish author known for Solaris (1972). He was born on September 12, 1921, in Lwów, Poland. His father, Samuel Lem, was a wealthy laryngologist who served in the Austrian army. His mother, Sabina Woller, was a homemaker. Although he was born into a Polish-Jewish family, Lem was raised a Catholic and later became an ... See full bio »

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 2018 His Master's Voice (novel)
  Television Theater (TV Series) (story - 3 episodes, 1957 - 2018) (novel - 1 episode, 1997) (author - 1 episode, 1958)
- Bajki robotów (2018) ... (story)
- Przypadek Ijona Tichego (1999) ... (story)
- Sledztwo (1997) ... (novel)
- Koniec swiata o godzinie ósmej (1958) ... (author)
- Czy Pan istnieje, Mr. Johns? (1957) ... (story)
 2018 Una investigación interrumpida de R (Short) (novel)
 2013 The Congress (novel "The Futurological Congress")
 2013/I Golem (Short) (novel)
 2007-2011 Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot (TV Series) (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe" - 14 episodes)
- Schein und Sein Teil II (2011) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
- Schein und Sein Teil I (2011) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
- Sepulken verboten! (2011) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
- Das Erinnerungsstück (2011) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
- Schön schaumig (2011) ... (novel "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe")
 2010 Maska (Short) (original story)
 2009 1 (novel)
 2007 Solaris (novel)
 2002 Solaris (novel)
 1994 Marianengraben (story)
 1989 Buterbrod (TV Movie) (screenplay "Przekladaniec")
 1989 Vozvrashchenie so zvyozd (TV Mini-Series) (original story)
 1989 Skrznaskrz (TV Movie) (short story)
 1988 Mesícní noc (TV Movie)
 1988 Victim of the Brain (novel "Poko'j na ziemi")
 1985 Iz dnevnikov Yona Tikhogo. Puteshestvie na Interopiyu. (TV Short) (novel Podroz czternasta" from "Dzienniki Gwiazdowe)
 1983 Prítel (TV Movie) (short story "Przyjaciel")
 1979 Pilot Pirx's Inquest (short story)
 1974 Sledztwo (TV Movie)
 1973 Pirx kalandjai (TV Series) (novels - 5 episodes)
- Akció 127 óra 25-kor (1973) ... (novels)
- Terminusz a koronatanu (1973) ... (novels)
- Víkend a Marson (1973) ... (novels)
- A Galilei-állomás rejtélye (1973) ... (novels)
- Diplomavizsga (1973) ... (novels)
 1972 Solaris (novel "Solaris" - as Stanislav Lem)
 1969 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Roly Poly (1969) ... (writer)
 1968 Solaris (TV Movie) (author)
 1968 Przekladaniec (TV Movie) (short story: "Czy pan istnieje, Mr. Jones?")
 1967 Verný robot (TV Movie) (short story)
 1965 Vernyy robot (TV Movie) (novel)
 1965 The Friend (TV Short) (story "Przyjaciel")
 1963 Icarus XB 1 (novel "Oblok Magellana") / (novel "The Magellanic Cloud" - uncredited)
 1962 Bezludna planeta (Short)
 1962 Profesor Zazul (TV Movie) (story)
 1961 Wycieczka w kosmos (Short) (scenario)
 1960 First Spaceship on Venus (novel "Astronauci")
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Other Works:

Novel: "His Master's Voice". See more »

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Stanislav Lem

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An advert for Solaris at the back of Michael Coney's book "Syzygy" says that "Solaris is in the constellation of Alphia in Aquarius". This is confusing, since Aquarius is itself a constellation, not an area of the sky. See more »

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