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RIP: Stanislaw Lem

March 28th, 2006 by Michael Moncur in Biography

Polish science fiction writer Stanislaw Lem passed away yesterday at the age of 84. He was best known as the author of Solaris, which was made into a film in 1972, and again in 2002.

Lem is seldom quoted. You might disagree if you search for Lem quotations, but I can assure you that most of those are incorrectly attributed to Lem and actually come from Polish writer Stanislaw J. Lec. We’ve only been able to source three verifiable Stanislaw Lem quotations:

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