Robots Have No Tails

Robots Have No Tails

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by Henry Kuttner, F. Paul Wilson
     
 

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  • Hounded by creditors and heckled by an uncooperative robot, binge-drinking inventor Galloway Gallegher must solve the mystery of his own machines before his dodgy financing and reckless lifestyle catch up with him!
  • This complete collection of Kuttner’s five classic
    “Gallegher” stories presents the author at the height of his

Overview

  • Hounded by creditors and heckled by an uncooperative robot, binge-drinking inventor Galloway Gallegher must solve the mystery of his own machines before his dodgy financing and reckless lifestyle catch up with him!
  • This complete collection of Kuttner’s five classic
    “Gallegher” stories presents the author at the height of his imaginative genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781601251534
Publisher:
Paizo Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
06/24/2009
Series:
Planet Stories Series
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
16 Years

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Robots Have No Tails 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
geekgrrl More than 1 year ago
This has got to be my all time favorite book - I bought it as the first science fiction book I had ever read, off a paperback rack in a drugstore, and that original copy is so tattered and torn it's held together with rubber bands. The book is a collection of stories (all related - I hate random stories) about an inventor named Gallegher, who can only create things when he has imbibed a bit too much - when he's again sober, he discovers he has no recollection of what his inventions are for, but they're always entertaining. He builds a robot to be his butler, but the thing is so enamored of itself that it spends all its time looking in the mirror. He builds a time machine that brings him little furry friends from the future...the list goes on. I love to pull this book out on a rainy day and sit in the window seat - it never fails to make me laugh, and can lift me out of the deepest funk. It started a long career of science fiction love, and I'll even give it credit for directing me toward computer science as a college major (though Mr Spock had a lot to do with that too). Definitely a keeper!