Roadside Picnic (Rediscovered Classics)

Roadside Picnic (Rediscovered Classics) Author Arkady Strugatsky
ISBN-10 1613743416
ISBN-13 9781613743416
Year 2012-05-01
Pages 224
Language English
Publisher Chicago Review Press
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Amazing The Strugatskys deft and supple handling of loyalty and greed of friendship and love of despair and frustration and loneliness produces a truly superb tale You won t forget it Theodore Sturgeon Red Schuhart is a stalker one of those young rebels who are compelled in spite of the extreme danger to venture illegally into the Zone to collect the mysterious artifacts that the alien visitors left scattered around But when he and his friend Kirill go into the Zone together to pick up a full empty something goes terribly wrong First published in 1972 and immediately acclaimed as a science fiction classic Roadside Picnic is included on almost every list of the hundred greatest science fiction novels despite the fact that it has been out of print in the United States for almost thirty years It was the basis for Andrei Tarkovsky s filmic masterpiece Stalker and the S T A L K E R video games that have proven immensely popular This brand new translation corrects many of the errors and omissions of the previous one Finally one of the greatest science fiction novels and one of the most popular pieces of Russian fiction is back in print in an authoritative version Arkady and Boris Strugatsky are the most famous and popular Russian writers of science fiction Their books have been widely translated and have been made into a number of films Arkady died in 1991 Boris lives in St Petersburg

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