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Dimension Of Sheckley - A tribute to the science fiction author Robert Sheckley

Dimension of Sheckley

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Robert Sheckley with Two Heads, Smiling Robert Sheckley with Two Heads, Smiling

A tribute to the science fiction author

Biography Novels ¦ Story Collections ¦ Chronology ¦ Films ¦ Radio ¦ Links

*** A new log of far-out voyages to gather fractured fragments of fantastic truth ***

Robert Sheckley (1928-2005) was a science fiction writer whose humourous short stories first appeared in 1951. His work is notable for its mind boggling originality and genuinely unexpected plot twists. He was a major influence on Douglas Adams.
Robert Sheckley died on Friday the 9th of December, 2005. He was 77. Obituary.

NEWS: Some of Sheckley's best work is finally back in print in the volumes "Dimensions of Sheckley" and "Masque of Manana" (novels and short stories respectively).

Full Index:

  • Obituary & Biography
  • Novels: Science Fiction Novels, Including Reviews
  • Short Story Collections: Including Reviews
  • Short Story Chronology: The Most Comprehensive List on the Net
  • Non SF Works: Alternative Detectives Etc.
  • Short Story Anthologies: Some Reviews of General Anthologies
  • Top Ten Short Stories: The Most Compiled Shorts
  • Interviews: Vector 78 July 98 Delos SF With Bob Urell
  • Sheckley in Translation Including European Links
  • Films and TV Adapted from his Writing
  • Radio X-Minus One etc.
  • Other Recommended Authors Including Links
  • Links

    Where/When/Which?

    This site includes lists Sheckley's novels and short stories. I have also reviewed most of the novels and short story anthologies. These reviews are intended to help people find his best work. Despite the welcome release of "Dimensions of Sheckley" and "Masque of Manana", much of his work remains out of print. Second hand copies are fairly easy to find, and a good place to look is the Advanced Book Exchange.
    You can e-mail any comments or information to me by clicking here: Marcos

    Wanted:

    This page is always under construction. I'm sure there are a few things that have escaped my attention. Tell me what I've missed out! What did Sheckley write for Atlantic Monthly? Which Captain Video scripts did he write?

    This page was last updated: Jan 2007

    Did I mention he was funny?

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