Fábulas de Robots
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¿Aún tienen vigencia en nuestro universo supertecnificado las viejas fábulas? Stanislaw Lem, el agudo escritor polaco, responde a ese desafío. Claro que los protagonistas de sus fábulas no son inocentes animalitos sino seres extraterrestres, sabios espaciales o robots construidos según los más espectaculares adelantos de la técnica. Y las moralejas son inquietantes parábol...more
Hardcover, 226 pages
Published September 1981 by Bruguera (first published 1964)
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Alex Chapay
Urodziłem się na Ukrainie. Mieszkam w Polsce prawie rok. Na początku miałem pełne wątpliwośći do języka polskiego. Wtedy myślałem, że nie zmogę polubić ten język. Minęło kilka miesięcy i ja zrozumiałem, że nie jest ten język tak zły, jak ja myślałem. Ale kilka tygodni temu mój ojciec poradził mi przeczytać powieści Stanisława Lema. Ojciec dla mnie to najlepszy kolega, z którym ja zawsze mogę porozmawiać, i który nigdy nie poradzi czegoś złego. Więc odrazu poszedłem do biblioteki, gdzie dostałem...more
Luggage
On some level, something must have gotten lost in translation from Polish to German, Lem being a hailed SciFi author and all. The significantly higher ratings in Eastern European seem to indicate that possibility. While the first story was still kind of whimsical, the ones after grew increasingly bland and formulaic. They read like run-of-the-mill fairy tales for toddlers with the added twist that most of the nouns are either replaced or prefixed with a term from chemistry, metallurgy or pre-IC...more
Niina
I tried to like this, I tried real hard, and even though it seemed like the stories were getting better closer to the end, the best I can say about this is that it was okay in the end.

The first thing to remember as starting with this book is that these short-stories are just stories, stories and tales, which, by nature, are passed on from one person and generation and culture to another, which transform and change as they are told. This works as both an excuse and a reason to make the stories w...more
Jacek
Nie zliczę ile już razy chwaliłem geniusz Lema, ale i w tym wypadku pióro autora zasługuje na śpiewanie peanów. Lem podjął się nie lada wyzwania tworząc książkę, której treść pod każdym względem pasuje do tytułu. "Bajki robotów" to zbiór opowieści o myślących maszynach stylizowanych na baśnie, legendy i podania. Pełna niesamowitego humoru, miejscami moralizatorska (tak jak każda prawdziwa bajka) wciąga i pozwala oderwać się od książki dopiero po przeczytaniu ostatniej strony.
Janne Paananen
Stanislaw Lemin "Konekansan satuja ja tarinoita" sisältää tulevaisuuden faabeleita, opettavaisia "robottitarinoita". Suurin osa tarinoista perustuu teknisillä nimikkeillä kikkailuun ollen valitettavan köyhiä sisällöltään tai juoneltaan. Onneksi joukkoon on kuitenkin osunut muutama oivallinenkin tarina. "Automatiaksen ystävä" on ehdottomasti kirjan paras hetki. Tämän vajaan 30 sivun takia kirja kannattaa hankkia käsiinsä. Muut voikin sitten jättää lukematta.
Corwin
This man is kind of like Zelazny, except instead of thundering like the boasts and bewailments of Homer in his epic story-telling he weaves his tales more softly and lyrically, reminiscent of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and Don Quixote. Not that I'm comparing the two unfavorably one to another, but am complimenting this collection of tales of valor from a Dark Galaxy. The first eleven stories are my favorite out of these, as they are beautiful bardic tales told from heroes and villains elect...more
Alan Fay
Borrowed from Bill. It's Borges meets Katamari Damacy. ;D

It's a lot of fun to read; many stories are told like myths or fables, except they involve strange robot alien space race kind of fellas.
María
Feb 01, 2014 María marked it as abandonados
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Me he esforzado, pero al final lo he tenido que dejar. Muy apartado de obras más "serias" de Lem, estas fábulas simplemente no han conseguido despertar mi interés. Ya lo siento.
Raro de Concurso
Llegará algún día en que los robots pueblen el universo y nos tengan, a nosotros, los humanos, o paliduchos como nos llaman, muy poca consideración, por no decir repulsa. De hecho se llega a decir que sólo somos una leyenda, algún vago recuerdo en los cerebros positrónicos de los más oxidados del lugar (por cuanto los paliduchos-cementerios de nariz pastosa y ojos viscosos no existen y jamás existieron. Quién sabe: quizás no sea más que falta de imaginación. ¿Acaso no son numerosos los mitos y l...more
Joel
I was really excited to read this. One of the masters from the golden age of science fiction, who I'd somehow managed never to read! Alas. Most of the stories in this book are childish fables. The translator/editor says in the introduction that he wanted to collect Lem's stories about robots, but for the most part the only distinguishing robotic characteristic of these characters is that they're made of metal; were it not for references to rust here and there, they might as well be human, or som...more
Marina_f
Я несколько дней думала, стоит ли заявлять так резко, ведь все же это книга Лема - но нет, говорю напрямую - книга бессмысленна.

Это сборник довольно простых сказок, количеством всего 13 штук. Разные короткие истории про вселенную, где живут самые разные роботы. Но любая сказка несет мораль и урок, так ведь? Но не в этом случае. На небольшую мораль тянут разве что рассказ "Король Глобарес и мудрецы" и "Белая смерть", остальные 11 сказок вызвали у меня легкое удивление и вопрос "А зачем вообще Ст...more
Salvatore Pulvirenti
Ma come si fa a scrivere di (meta)fisica all'interno dell'immaginario delle fiabe?
E' possibile raccontare storie inventate per chi di immaginazione non pu�� averne?
Esistono altre dimensioni dell'esistenza che sognano, amano, odiano come la specie umana?
Hanno gli stessi pregi? Gli stessi difetti?
Sono migliori o peggiori di noi? Soffrono delle stesse malattie o degenerazioni mentali (per quanto "mentale" possa avere un senso per esseri che non hanno un vero e proprio cervello)?

Tutto questo e altro...more
Anna
Collection of science-fiction short stories by Stanisław Lem, published with such a title for a first time in 1964 by Wydawnictwo Literackie. These short stories were written in a convention of fairy tales, but set in world of robots. Lem was great writer of science - fiction (but not only) and his books are gripping read. From the fabular points of view as Bajki robotów are classified:
- Three elctroknights
- Uranian ears
- How Erg Samowzbudnik defeated Bladawiec
- Treasures of king Biskalar
- Two...more
Thom Slattery
From what I've read a lot of this is probably better in the original Polish. I did enjoy the mixture of robotic sci-fi and classic fairy tale structures. Some of the stories were very engaging, others came across as needing to be fleshed out more. Frequently the sci-fi elements felt lacking. Not a must read, but encouraged me to seek out more Lem.
Eleazar Herrera
Como en todas los compendios, algunos relatos mejor que otros. La única pega que le he visto es que a medida que avanzaba la estructura de los relatos se parecía mucho entre sí. La fabulación acaba siendo hasta cierto punto predecible.
Aun así, lo recomiendo tanto para lectores nuevos en ciencia ficción como para los más bookworms.
Cody
sorry dudes think this ones pretty lame. imagine you have some kids write some goofy ass medieval magick tales but then you go through and add some computer prefixes to words so teh stories are about like palladiumhorses and electromages and uhh metalswords. i have a huge issue with, i don't even know the name of this, it's when scifi and fantasy writers do that thing where they take a normal colloquialism and really lazily translate it to their world, so like, 'the spacedragon flew through the...more
Juuso
The book is a collection of novellas written in a style of fairy tales and fables. The twist is that the role of humans of fairy tales is taken by robots and the role of monsters by humans. The stories are not written in realistic style, but play with the concepts and words of science, computers and machines. The book is quite easy to read, but the level of the stories varies quite a bit. I found most interesting the novellas that depicted relations between machines and humans and the ironical w...more
Nuno
Tenía muchas ganas de leer algo de Lem porque es uno de los escritores favoritos de un amigo al que le gusta la ciencia ficción. Quizá no es el mejor libro por el que empezar a conocer al autor porque al tratarse de cuentos cortos en plan fábulas no se llega a ver todo el trasfondo. Las situaciones que se plantean son interesantes pero a veces resulta algo complicado entrar en los escenarios que plantea. Quizá sean tres estrellas en lugar de dos.
Galicius
The robots are usually the magicians as found in fairy tales, sometimes they are kings. The social setting is usually feudal with kings, knights, vassals, and happy endings. But occasionally the tales wonder into territories completely unfamiliar and unlike fairyland. “Two Monsters” and “White Death” deal with terrible negative legends about “white beings” chasing anything alive to extinguish it throughout the universe.
Lummberg
Lem on vanhan liiton tieteiskirjailijoita, joiden kirjoja odotettiin kieli pitkällä 70 ja 80-luvulla.[return]Hyvä kirjahan tämäkin on mutta aika oli varmaan kullannut muistot ja odotukset olivat liian korkealla.[return]Kun alunperin luin näitä tarinoita muistan nauraneeni hengetöönnä,niinkuin Pohjanmaalla sanotaan.[return]Nyt ei kyllä kolahtanut aivan täysillä. Silti.4 tähteä.
Lettie Prell
A friend of a friend learned I was writing post-human sf and excitedly recommended Stanislaw Lem, whose vision of machine consciousness was far different from the "robots really want to be human" theme. While portions of "Mortal Engines" were interesting (in particular the premise of the mental institution for robots), on the whole I discovered I'm just not a Lem fan.
eva
three and a half stars, really. the cyberiad has a much sharper and funnier collection of lem's short robotic fables. the two novellas at the end of this book, however ("the hunt," a pirx story, and "the mask," a twist on frankenstein's monster), are wonderful.
melo
Niente da fare, Lem si riconferma geniale, gioca con la fisica e ti fa giocare anche se non ne sai, gioca con l'universo e ti fa giocare anche se non hai mai poggiato l'occhio al telescopio.
Dev'essere che gioca soprattutto con le persone, col mondo che sta là fuori, mettendogli solo una corazza di metallo.
Ed è un giocare dannatamente divertente.
Jagoda
Uwielbiam takie zabawy językiem :)
Bernardo
Me recordó a un viejo programa de televisión cuyo no me acuerdo el nombre. Son fabulas cortas donde los caballeros son electro-guerreros, los hechiceros son súper computadoras y las princesas son hermosos mecanismo de metales preciosos. Vale la pena leerlo
Laurel
I HATE THIS BOOK IT IS SO BORING I ALMOST DIED WHATEVER YOU DO DON"T READ IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
John Wagner
Brilliant collection of short stories, all of which share the theme of robots. Some are deep and dystopian, and echo the mood and feel of "Solaris". Others are just plain silly. This exposed me to a mirthful side of Lem I didn't know existed.
Piotr
Bajki w stylu science-fiction. Zabawa Lema konwencją i słowem w tle rozważań o człowieku. Niebanalne, momentami bardzo kunsztownie napisane. Pobudza wyobraźnie i szare komórki. Dla wszystkich, w każdym wieku.
Monika
Przeczytane tylko dlatego, że było trzeba. Pamiętam, że niezbyt chętnie pałałam do poznawania tych opowiadań. Omawianie ich na lekcjach w szkole było potem jeszcze trudniejsze niż samo czytanie.
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Stanisław Lem (staˈɲiswaf lɛm) was a Polish science fiction, philosophical and satirical writer of Jewish descent. His books have been translated into 41 languages and have sold over 27 million copies. He is perhaps best known as the author of Solaris, which has twice been made into a feature film. In 1976, Theodore Sturgeon claimed that Lem was the most widely read science-fiction writer in the w...more
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