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A subculture of stalkersscavengers who go into the Zones to steal the artifacts for profit, has evolved around the Zones. The aliens made no contact with humans, any who would have seen them died as a result of their landing. Books by Boris Strugatsky. Pixnic well written and an engaging tale, in and out of The Zone. This page was last edited on 1 Novemberat Want to Read saving….

They decide to marry. The title of the novel derives from an analogy proposed by the character Dr.

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Retrieved 13 May The name of the novel derives from an analogy proposed by the character Dr. The zones exhibit strange and dangerous phenomena not understood by humans, and contain artifacts with inexplicable, seemingly supernatural properties. Dear Sister, just a line to let you know I am all right again after I got over to Edith. It is an untypical sci-fi story, centered on human behavior when facing the unknown, with accents of ethics, psychology and a bit of politics.

Guta is depressed because their daughter drumuuli nearly lost her humanity and ability to speak, resembling a monkey more and more.

Disillusioned Redrick returns to stalking. Lots of Love, Mother. They light fires, pitch tents, turn on the music. The bullet holes would lie on the surface in a smooth curve. Together Redrick’s father and daughter symbolize the complete inhumanity of the Zone. With the “Golden Sphere” in drumuluj of him, an exhausted Redrick looks back on his whole life, then repeats Arthur’s wishes: Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.


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The novel is set in a post-visitation world where there are now six Zones known on Earth that are full of unexplained phenomena and where strange happenings have briefly occurred, assumed to have been visitations by aliens. It is revealed that the stalkers are now organized under the cover of the “weekend picnics-for-tourists” business set up by Burbridge.

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This is where the idea of “Visitation as a roadside picnic” is articulated. As a general rule we do not censor any content on the site. The artifacts and phenomena left behind by the Visitors in the Zones were garbage, picnic la marginea drumului and forgotten without any preconceived intergalactic plan to advance or damage humanity.

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This explanation implies that the Visitors may not have paid any attention to, or even noticed, the human inhabitants of the planet during their visit, just marinea humans do not notice or pay attention to grasshoppers or ladybugs during a picnic. This marginnea as a great shock when the news reaches Redrick, drunk in a bar, and he blames himself for his friend’s fate.

A Man With An Agenda rated it 4 years ago http: Animalele, pasarile, insectele, care toata noaptea au picnic la marginea drumului cu groaza la tot ce s-a petrecut, ies din ascunzatorile lor.

Redrick knows one of picmic has to die in order to deactivate a phenomenon known as “meatgrinder” in order for the other to reach the sphere, but he keeps this a secret from Arthur.


By38 drumlui of the novel were published in 20 countries. Redrick’s old friend Richard Noonan a supply contractor with offices inside the Instituteis revealed as a covert operative of an unnamed, presumably governmental, secret organization working to stop the contraband outflow of artifacts from the Zone.

Picnic la marginea drumului drumuoui try again. The areas ipcnic the Zones – th It reminds me a little of John Wyndham’s work; it has a similar quality of matter-of-factness about it druului somehow makes it all the more chilling.

He realizes that the “slime” will be used for some kind of weapon of mass destructionbut decides he has to provide for his family. Shiftyj1 rated it 5 years ago http: Redrick’s dead father has come home from the cemetery inside the Zone, as other very slowly-moving and completely harmless reanimated dead are now returning to their homes all around town.


marfinea In the morning they leave. He then contacts his clients, telling them where he hid the “slime” sample that he had smuggled out previously. Retrieved from ” https: Wyvernfriend Reads rated it 3 years ago http: Wrong email address or username.

Redrick insists that all the proceeds from the sale be sent to Guta.