Showing posts from January 7, 2021


 Hello readers! I suffered a shoulder injury a few days ago and it's not getting better, so I will probably be a bit absent in the immediate future and slow to answer to comments. I cannot use my right hand, so  typing is difficult. The new year hasn't started too well for me. On a more positive note, I did listen to a lovely audiobook. Therefore, today I'll share a book review. The book in question is a philosophical science fiction classic Solaris . Written by Polish author of Jewish origin Stanislaw Lem and published in 1961, Solaris has remained popular to this day. This novel has been a subject of many adaptations in various media, from radio dramas, a play, a TV serial, several films to even ballet (in different countries and languages).  Solaris also inspired songs, music and multimedia projects. What is the secret of Solaris ' success? First of all, it is a beautifully complex work, philosophical science fiction at its best. Secondly, the themes it explores are