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Arkady Strugatsky (1925–1991)

Autor(a) de Roadside Picnic

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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 mostrar mais 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. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Disambiguation Notice:

(eng) Do not combine this page with that of Boris Strugatsky, or any of the pages that include both Boris and Arkady. Thank you.


Obras de Arkady Strugatsky

Roadside Picnic (1972) — Autor — 3,634 cópias
Hard to be a god (1964) 1,018 cópias
Monday Begins on Saturday (1965) — Autor — 638 cópias
The Doomed City (1989) 453 cópias
The Dead Mountaineer's Inn (1970) 419 cópias
Definitely Maybe (1976) 372 cópias
The Snail on the Slope (1968) 297 cópias
The Time Wanderers (1986) 213 cópias
Prisoners of Power (1971) 185 cópias
Beetle in the Anthill (1979) 170 cópias
Noon: 22nd Century (1961) 154 cópias
The Final Circle of Paradise (1965) 148 cópias
The Inhabited Island (1969) 141 cópias
The Ugly Swans (1972) 138 cópias
Far Rainbow (1963) 93 cópias
Space Mowgli (1984) 79 cópias
Space Apprentice (1981) 43 cópias
Tale of the Troika (1977) 40 cópias
Хромая судьба (1982) 37 cópias
The Kid from Hell (1974) 26 cópias
Gesammelte Werke 3 (2011) 23 cópias
Obitaemyy ostrov (1990) 20 cópias
Khishchnye Veshchi Veka (1999) 18 cópias
Escape Attempt [novella] (1962) 18 cópias
Die Last des Bösen (1991) 11 cópias
Atomvulkan Golkonda (1961) 10 cópias
Strana Bagrovykh Tuch (1997) 10 cópias
Destination Amaltheia (1960) 7 cópias
Stalker (2021) 5 cópias
Ďábel mezi lidmi (1993) 5 cópias
Six Matches {short story} (1958) 5 cópias
Väikemees (2014) 4 cópias
La città condannata (2020) 4 cópias
Melcul pe povarnis (2011) 4 cópias
Disquiet (2011) 4 cópias
Put na Amal teyu (2005) 3 cópias
Végállomás : Amalthea (2018) 3 cópias
MetaGalaktika 6 3 cópias
Kontakt med verdensrommet (1984) 3 cópias
Извне (2009) 3 cópias
Stalker 3 cópias
Keskpäeva varjud (2015) 3 cópias
Kapitän Bykow (2013) 3 cópias
Tierra fantasy (1986) 2 cópias
Le Cycle du midi (2022) 2 cópias
The Gigantic Fluctuation (1962) 2 cópias
Cценарии (1993) 2 cópias
Odsouzené město (2018) 2 cópias
Ulitka na sklone (2019) 2 cópias
Przenicowany świat 1 exemplar(es)
Útěky z pekla 1 exemplar(es)
UN GARS DE L ENFER (1977) 1 exemplar(es)
UZAYDA PİKNİK 1 exemplar(es)
Definitely maybe 1 exemplar(es)
願望機 (1989) 1 exemplar(es)
モスクワ妄想倶楽部 (1993) 1 exemplar(es)
Lot na Amalteę ; Stażyści (2001) 1 exemplar(es)
Dravé věci naší doby (2023) 1 exemplar(es)
Trudno byt bogom (2015) 1 exemplar(es)
Stalker piknik az árokparton (2013) 1 exemplar(es)
Maxim Krammerer (2019) 1 exemplar(es)
Világvége a szomszédban (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
Les (2011) 1 exemplar(es)
Město zaslíbených (1998) 1 exemplar(es)
I vålnadernas tid (1991) 1 exemplar(es)
The Molecular Cafe 1 exemplar(es)
Nevilties miestas: [romanas] (2018) 1 exemplar(es)
Floresta sem Fim Livro 1 (1997) 1 exemplar(es)
Poor cruel folk 1 exemplar(es)
Tahmasib 1 exemplar(es)
Time Wanderers 1 exemplar(es)
Prisioneiros do Poder I 1 exemplar(es)
Decididamente, tal vez 1 exemplar(es)
Até ao Fim do Mundo Livro 1 (1997) 1 exemplar(es)
Scarabeul in musuroi 1 exemplar(es)
Tara Norilor Purpurii 1 exemplar(es)
Sochineniia: Tom 1,2 & 3 (1996) 1 exemplar(es)
Troika 1 exemplar(es)
Destino zoppo 1 exemplar(es)
Lundo ekas sabate (2005) 1 exemplar(es)
La loĝata insulo 1 exemplar(es)
È difficile essere un dio (2023) 1 exemplar(es)
Koniec akcji "Arka" 1 exemplar(es)
Zor ¿ey tanr♯ł olmak 1 exemplar(es)
Время учеников III (2000) 1 exemplar(es)
Z zewnątrz 1 exemplar(es)
Malysh (2016) 1 exemplar(es)
Destin boiteux 1 exemplar(es)

Associated Works

The World Treasury of Science Fiction (1989) — Contribuinte — 893 cópias
The Big Book of Science Fiction (2016) — Contribuinte — 422 cópias
Soviet Science Fiction (1962) — Contribuinte — 139 cópias
Path into the Unknown (1966) — Autor — 137 cópias
More Soviet Science Fiction (1962) — Contribuinte — 96 cópias
The Penguin World Omnibus of Science Fiction (1986) — Contribuinte — 72 cópias
Vortex: New Soviet Science Fiction (1970) — Contribuinte — 60 cópias
The Road to Science Fiction #6: Around The World (1998) — Contribuinte — 47 cópias
The New Soviet Fiction: Sixteen Short Stories (1989) — Contribuinte — 33 cópias
Det sidste spørgsmål og andre historier (1973) — Autor, algumas edições6 cópias
Jules Verne-magasinet 368 (1987) — Contribuinte — 2 cópias
Hva' nu hvis -? : science fiction - fremtidstænkning (1989) — Autor, algumas edições; Autor, algumas edições1 exemplar(es)


Conhecimento Comum

Nome de batismo
Strugatsky, Arkady Natanovich
Outros nomes
Yaroslavtsev, S. (pseudonym)
Ярославцев, С. (pseudonym)
Data de nascimento
Data de falecimento
Local de enterro
Saint Petersburg, Russia
Local de nascimento
Batumi, Georgia, USSR
Local de falecimento
Moscow, Russia
Causa da morte
hepatocellular carcinoma
Locais de residência
Leningrad, Russia, USSR
Military Foreign Language Institute, Moscow
science fiction writer
Strugatsky, Boris (brother)
Soviet Army
Union of Soviet Writers
Aviso de desambiguação
Do not combine this page with that of Boris Strugatsky, or any of the pages that include both Boris and Arkady. Thank you.



LE: Roadside Picnic em Folio Society Devotees (Abril 1)
Strugatsky em Fans of Russian authors (Fevereiro 2020)


"Want a drink?"
"Thank you, I don't drink."
"How about a smoke?"
"Sorry, I don't smoke either."
"God damn it," I say. "Then what do you need money for?"
Jon_Hansen | outras 133 resenhas | Apr 6, 2024 |
This book pretty much sums up everything I love about Strugatskies - vivid language, dark humour, irony, sarcastic view of the world we live in and problems we face, unique atmosphere that you want to plunge into, believable and relatable characters, and above it all, what makes it really special - deep meaning, philosophical questions, something to think about when you put the book down.
AsimGasimzade | outras 4 resenhas | Apr 4, 2024 |
I picked this up in bookstore because I was intrigued by the cover. And I have to admit this was very interesting SF story that reads like blend of Time Patrol and Foundation. We follow agents from very advanced humanity civilization from planet Earth (years in the future from now) as they try to subtly guide the humans living on distant planet (this seems to be a colony that is completely cutoff from Earth and is not aware of its very existence). Goal is to direct that society from existing medieval-like state towards the advancements in science and society in general so they can prosper and develop into enlightened society that can (re)establish links with Earth.

Authors excellently portray the dilemma these agents have on how to properly direct this society when one has access to advanced technology and knowledge (they are gods in this society for all the means and purposes) but needs to remain in shadows and must not use full powers overtly. All the agents are very emphatic and first and foremost they are humans, meaning they cannot live outside their surroundings and they get touched by all the violence and hard-living conditions of the locals. When they see how society slowly starts to degrade and spiral into reminiscent of Earth's [very] dark age (all caused by unknown variable that popped up unexpectedly - person very similar to Mule from Foundation series) they have to chose whether to continue their undercover guidance from the shadows, trying to save as many people with skills and knowledge as possible, or take active role. And they know that taking active role in leading the society (organizing peasants, fighting wars and revolutions) while that same society can be easily influenced, swayed and forced on the wrong path is something that will only bring more conflict and wont solve anything in the long run.

While they try to guard the civilization they are aware that single-mindedness, superstition and complete social inflexibility cannot be so easily overcome. How does one communicate with non-compromising people that are used to violence and living under the iron ruthless rule of aristocracy. How can people that are kept under very bad conditions of life, constantly on the lookout for ruler's spies and snitches, chased because of knowledge or because of thinking that contradicts the established dogma .... how can one expect people to approach the life from different perspective. Once tyranny puts people into the ground it takes generations to create free thinking society back again.

In all honesty I did not expect the book to be so contemporary. But again considering that authors come from Russia they are more than aware how society can be easily degraded and how difficult it is to recover.

Excellent novel, translation was so good it was pure joy to read the story.

Highly recommended to all fans of SF and especially SF readers that enjoy social aspects of the story.
… (mais)
Zare | outras 27 resenhas | Jan 23, 2024 |
Did not work for me. Though it started out good, when the chapters skipped to years in the future, I lost interest. There did not seem to be a larger story structure and the stalking became a bit repetitive.
Hopefully, the film is better.
1 vote
MXMLLN | outras 133 resenhas | Jan 12, 2024 |



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