Stanslaw Lem

The Cyberiad

The Second Sally

We might add here that later on the constructors had an article published in a prominent scientific journnal under the title of "Recursive Beta-Metafunctions in the Special Case of a Bogus Polypolice Transmogrification Conversion on an Oscillating Harmonic Field of Glass Bells and Green Gig, Kerosene Lamp on the Left to Divert Attention, Solved by Beastly Incarceration-Concatenation," which was subsequently exploited by the tabloids as "The Police State Rears Its Ugly Head."

See also: Secret Police File Code Number 48999/11K/T, and Secret Police File Code Number 49000/11K/T.