Hospital of the Transfiguration

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Hospital of the Transfiguration
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First standalone edition (1975)
AuthorStanisław Lem
Original titleSzpital Przemienienia
TranslatorWilliam Brand
CountryPoland
LanguagePolish
PublisherCzytelnik
Publication date
1975
Published in English
1988
Media typePrint
Pages207
ISBN0-15-142186-2
LC ClassPG7158.L39 S913 1988
Preceded byMan From Mars 
Followed byThe Astronauts 

Hospital of the Transfiguration (in Polish: Szpital Przemienienia[1]) is a book by Polish writer Stanisław Lem. It tells the story of a young doctor, Stefan Trzyniecki, who after graduation starts to work in a psychiatric hospital. The story takes place during the Nazi occupation of Poland in the Second World War.[2]

The book is the first of a trilogy entitled Time Not Lost, and the only one of the three translated into English.

The book was adapted as a film of the same name in 1979, directed by Edward Żebrowski [pl]. [3][4]

Hospital of the Transfiguration is also available in paperback under ISBN 0-15-642176-3 (Mariner Books, 1991).

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