Memoirs of a Space Traveler: Further Reminiscences of Ijon Tichy

November 28, 2020
Memoirs of a Space Traveler: Further Reminiscences of Ijon Tichy

The travels of Ijon Tichy, a Gulliver of the space age,who encounters faulty time machines, intelligent washing machines,suicidal potatoes, and other puzzling phenomena.Memoirs of a Space Traveler follows the adventures ofIjon Tichy, a Gulliver of the space age, who leads readers throughstrange experiments involving, among other puzzling phenomena,faulty time machines, intelligent washing machines, and suicidalpotatoes. The scientists Tichy encounters make plans that aregrandiose, and strike bargains that are Faustian. They pursuehumanity's greatest and most ancient obsessions: immortality,artificial intelligence, and top-of-the-line consumer items.By turns satirical, philosophical, and absurd, these storiesexpress the most starkly original and prescient notions of a masterof speculative fiction.