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The Inhabited Island

The Inhabited Island( )
Author: Strugatsky, Arkady
Strugatsky, Boris
Translator: Bromfield, Andrew
ISBN:978-1-61373-597-8
Publication Date:Feb 2020
Publisher:Chicago Review Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

When Maxim Kammerer, a young space explorer from twenty-second-century Earth, crash-lands on an uncharted world, he thinks of himself as a latter-day Robinson Crusoe. Eager to establish first contact with the planet's humanlike inhabitants, he finds himself increasingly entangled in their primitive way of life. After his experiences in their nightmarish military, criminal justice, and mental health systems, Maxim begins to realize that his sojourn on this radioactive and...
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Book Details
Pages:416
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.5 x 0.8 Inches
Book Weight:1.04 Pounds
Author Biography
Strugatsky, Arkady (Author)
Popular science-fiction writers, the Strugatsky brothers have used the genre since the 1960s to comment on contemporary society, at times provoking major controversy. It's Hard to Be a God (1964) is a dysutopia with commentary on historical theories. The Snail on the Slope (1966--68) features a KGB-like organization and an extraordinarily oppressive atmosphere. Pre-glasnost, glasnost, some of the Strugatskys' major works had to be circulated in samizdat, but the brothers' situation is now dramatically better. 020



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