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Untouched by Human Hands

Author: Robert Sheckley   Series: Penguin Science Fiction

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A collection of brilliant short stories from one of America's greatest ever science fiction writers

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A collection of brilliant short stories from one of America's greatest ever science fiction writers

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Description

A collection of brilliant short stories from one of America's greatest ever science fiction writers Often considered to be Robert Sheckley's best short story collection, Untouched By Human Hands displays all of the author's signature surreal humour and eye for the unreal. Featuring human space exploration from the perspective of appalled aliens, darkly comic dystopias and wry fables of technological disaster, this slim collection is rich in wit, invention and provocative insight, and includes the classic stories 'The Monsters', Specialist' and 'Seventh Victim'.

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“Robert Sheckley is one of the great funny writers”

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About the Author

Robert Sheckley (1928-2005) was an American science-fiction writer whose utterly original work is noted for its merging of quick wit, philosophical musing and dark satire. His many story collections and novels include Untouched By Human Hands (1954) and Dimension of Miracles (1968). In 2001, he was made Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.

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Product Details

Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd | Penguin Classics
Published
3rd June 2021
Pages
208
ISBN
9780241473023
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