Hospital of the Transfiguration
First standalone edition (1975)
|Original title||Szpital Przemienienia|
Published in English
|LC Class||PG7158.L39 S913 1988|
|Preceded by||Man From Mars|
|Followed by||The Astronauts|
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Hospital of the Transfiguration (in Polish: Szpital Przemienienia) is a book written by 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.
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.
Hospital of the Transfiguration is also available in paperback under ISBN 0-15-642176-3 (Mariner Books, 1991).
- Hospital of the Transfiguration at Library of Congress
- "An Insane Asylum Serves As Setting For The Early Lem", a review by Wanda Urbanska, Chicago Tribune, October 23, 1988
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