Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

Пикник на обочине


Main Details
Arkady and Boris Strugatsky
1972 First published
1971 Written
Publication Location Leningrad, Soviet Union
Language Russian
Notes Пикник на обочине, Piknik na obochine (English: Roadside Picnic) is a science fiction novel written by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky in 1971. By 1998, 38 editions of the novel were published in 20 countries. The novel was first translated to English by Antonina W. Bouis. The preface to the first American edition of the novel (Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc, New York, 1977) was written by Theodore Sturgeon. The film Stalker, directed by Andrei Tarkovsky, is loosely based on the novel, with a screenplay written by the Strugatsky brothers.


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