|Futurological Congress 1974||By: Stanislaw Lem||Type: Novel|
|50 % : Very Vonnegut|
|Review : interesting and bizarre ideas but not as absorbing prose as Vonnegut|
|comments : He's Polish but the guy in the narrative is American ..strange..
A city is attacked by pharmacutical weapons .."Love Thy Neighbour Bombs"
He falls asleep and a large part of the book is a dream about a terrible world, but because of the new drugs people see it as paradise.
Does Huxely talk about a happiness drug ?
Could it be an allegory for his communist life in Poland where the happiness drug is propaganda ?
Interesting how he thinks language will have changed in the future.