Robert Sheckley Resurrected: The Early Works of Robert Sheckley by Robert Sheckley | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
Robert Sheckley Resurrected: The Early Works of Robert Sheckley

Robert Sheckley Resurrected: The Early Works of Robert Sheckley

by Robert Sheckley
     
 

View All Available Formats & Editions

Robert Sheckley was one of the most interesting science fiction authors of the 50’s and 60’s. While he wrote in the same language of aliens and spaceships as many of his contemporaries, he used his works as a mirror in which he showed us a reflection of society with all its flaws and foibles. Best known for his novels such a The 10th Victim,

Overview

Robert Sheckley was one of the most interesting science fiction authors of the 50’s and 60’s. While he wrote in the same language of aliens and spaceships as many of his contemporaries, he used his works as a mirror in which he showed us a reflection of society with all its flaws and foibles. Best known for his novels such a The 10th Victim, Immortality, Inc., and The Status Civilization, he also was a fine writer of short stories. Resurrected Press has collected some of the best of these from the 50’s including "Warrior Race", "The Leech", "Watchbird", "Warm", "Diplomatic Immunity", "The Hour of Battle", "Besides Still Waters", "Keep Your Shape", "One Man’s Poison", 'Ask a Foolish Question", "Cost of Living", "Death Wish Forever".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940012053947
Publisher:
Resurrected Press
Publication date:
12/14/2010
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,061,582
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Robert Sheckley (June 16, 1928- December 9, 2005) was born in Brooklyn, New York and grew up in New Jersey. He started writing science fiction in the early 50's and continued into the late 90's. In addition to numerous short stories and novels he wrote the screenplays for a number of television series and movies. One of his early stories, “The Seventh Victim,” was made into the movie “The 10th Victim” starring Marcello Mastroianni and Ursula Andress. Several other stories and novels have also been adapted for television and movies.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >