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Highcastle: a Remembrance

by Lem, Stanislaw

  • ISBN: 9780151402182
  • ISBN10: 0151402183

Highcastle: a Remembrance

by Lem, Stanislaw

  • List Price: $22.00
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Harcourt
  • Publish date: 12/01/2002
  • ISBN: 9780151402182
  • ISBN10: 0151402183
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Description: Stanislaw Lem's Highcastle is at once a remembrance and a meditation. Even as Lem gives an account of his childhood in Lvov in the years between the two world wars, he ponders the nature of memory, innocence, and the imagination. His recollections of growing up the son of a bourgeois doctor at Number 4 Brajerska Street are stunningly evocative, re-creating with acuity a boy's perception of the world around him: his gossipy French tutor; the magical window of Zalewski's Confectionery; his father's anatomy books and carefully hidden French pornography; a trip to Klaften's Toy Shop; an aborted visit to a tattooed lady at the Eastern Fair; the trams, organ grinders, and halvah stands of Lvov.
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0151402183 8vo. 145 pp. Spine ends and corners are lightly bumped, light soiling. Uncorrected proof of acclaimed science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem's memoir.
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