The adventures of a red ant: XV. THE FAST – THE HARVESTERS
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“Enough Brazil! we would leave our skin … Let’s go … !!!“ Such was the resolution I took one fine morning, when the forces returned to me. I still had, I confess, a leg that worked with a little pain … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: XIV. ANTEATER AND PUMA – DOUBLE-SPINE DEATH
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We both chatted, enjoying the delightful tranquility of the evening that was being made, and which, in these countries, is short, but delightful after the ardor of the day, when our attention was awakened by a slow, heavy step which … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: THE WALKING LEAVES – SOFT HEADS AND RUDE HEADS
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“I am very interested in you,” I said to my friend Double-Spine; ”the more I go, the more I understand and appreciate what I heard from an old queen from home: The world belongs to the ants! …” “Your old … Read More

XII. THE FLIGHT – DOUBLE-SPINE
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Sacred love of freedom, inspire me! … Fleeing had become a real nightmare at night, an obsession during the day. Escape … but how? I was turning in my crystal prison looking for a way out, when I knew better … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: XI. IN THE BOWL – THE VARIOUS ECITONS
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The next morning, at the first light of the sun, a step was heard on the stairs, a head slowly advanced into the office. Urbain was there … His eyes went straight to his desk. “My poor ant from France!“ … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: X. ASSAULT – CARNAGE
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And we walked, with me carried, in front of the liberators! “Urbain!“ said one of the young men, laughing, “deliverance is near!“ “And bites too!“ replied the brave captain. Soon we arrived at the crest of a hill that was … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: VIII. THE NIGHT MONSTERS – IN A TOOTHPICK
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Sugar was not lacking on the commercial port, because I took care not to waste my time on the military port: the balls, the cannons and the rest will always be a pitiful treat for the ants! So here I … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: VI. Resort – The Treasury
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If you asked me about my days, I would say that I let them pass in the middle of the most charming races in the woods, the moor and the surroundings. My slaves worked perfectly: our larvae were well cared, … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: V. DEATH OF MY BROTHER – I SAVE MYSELF
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For a few days our slaves, digging deep in the cellars of our anthill to enlarge them, had encountered a pile of bizarre matters. It was like a mass of thick tissue; if it had been made of silk, wool … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: IV. The cows of mother Anille
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So we like sugar, the confession is made! But our young students love him as much and more than us! It must be filled! In the absence of sugar, they need – this is more respectable – sweet and sweeten … Read More

The adventures of a red ant: Interior details
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Alas! Alas! I realize that I drive from stranger to stranger and that, after explaining who we are, we, one of the great nations among the ants, I must now explain what is an expedition of cows. This explanation is … Read More

Heterotopia of the film Solaris directed by Andrei Tarkovski
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  Jonathon Rosenbaum notes that Tarkovsky’s Solaris, (Andrei Tarkovsky 1972) unlike Lem’s novel, (Lem 2012) is rather anti-science fiction than science fiction. (Rosenbaum 1990, 60) Rosenbaum suggests that while the film is denying our archetypal space travel, the main concern … Read More

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