Sheckley, Robert 1928-2005
Most widely held works about Robert Sheckley
Most widely held works by Robert Sheckley
Bring me the head of Prince Charming by Roger Zelazny ( Book )
13 editions published between 1991 and 1999 in 5 languages and held by 690 libraries worldwide
Azzie Elbub, demon, attempts to ensure that the Powers of Dark will win the grand prize given at the turn of each millennium to the being who does the most to reshape the world.
Mindswap by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
36 editions published between 1966 and 2010 in 10 languages and held by 498 libraries worldwide
In the future, interstellar travel to alien worlds will be too expensive for most ordinary people. It certainly is for Marvin, a college student who wants to take a really good vacation. And so he signs up for what he can afford, a mindswap, in which a person's consciousness is swapped into the body of an alien life-form. But Marvin is unlucky, and finds himself in the body of an interstellar criminal, a body that he has to vacate fast. Yet that criminal consciousness has stolen Marvin's earthly body, and Marvin has to find a body on the black market. Travel from world to world with Marvin, each one crazier than the last, as he keeps finding far-from-ideal bodies in awful situations, just to stay alive.
Can you feel anything when I do this by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
19 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in 5 languages and held by 446 libraries worldwide
Fantastic and often humorous stories in which the characters encounter the absurd. In the title story Edelstein, a bachelor New Yorker, is given three free wishes by a representative of the Devil. The only catch is that anything Edelstein gains will be gained double by his worst enemy.
Is that what people do? : short stories by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 439 libraries worldwide
If at Faust you don't succeed by Roger Zelazny ( Book )
7 editions published between 1993 and 1999 in 3 languages and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Varied characters, including Dr. Johann Faust, are caught up in the contest between the forces of Good and Evil for control of the universe.
A farce to be reckoned with by Roger Zelazny ( Book )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 411 libraries worldwide
The demon Azzie Elbub commissions a play in which the seven deadly sins will be shown as the path to a fine life. But the angel Babriel gets wind of the scheme and sets in motion a counter-campaign. A comic fantasy.
Crompton divided by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
6 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and held by 389 libraries worldwide
Dramocles : an intergalactic soap opera by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
4 editions published between 1983 and 1985 in English and held by 308 libraries worldwide
Futuropolis by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1979 in English and held by 289 libraries worldwide
Soma blues by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Russian and held by 270 libraries worldwide
While holidaying in Paris, PI Hob Draconian is asked by police to help investigate a murder. The trail leads him to Ibiza in Spain where he discovers that drug smugglers are preparing to introduce a new drug in Europe, the so-called soma. By the author of Draconian New York.
The alternative detective by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1993 and 1997 in English and held by 269 libraries worldwide
Hob Draconian, an ex-hippie turned private detective, searches across France for a missing friend.
The Laertian gamble by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 230 libraries worldwide
The game of X by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
17 editions published between 1965 and 1982 in 7 languages and held by 209 libraries worldwide
A novel of upmanship espionage in which a jobless American is plunged into a spy mission in Venice.
Draconian New York by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Hob Draconian, ex-hippie American expatriate in Paris, flies to New York to raise money for a house in Spain. As luck has it someone proposes a deal, escort a New York model to Paris and earn $10,000. The next Draconian knows, he is a target for the DEA, drug dealers and terrorists.
Immortality, inc by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
20 editions published between 1959 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Thomas Blaine awoke in a white bed in a white room and heard someone say, "He's alive now." Then they asked him his name, age, and marital status. Yes, that seemed normal enough--but what was this talk about "death trauma"? Thus was Thomas Blaine introduced to the year 2110, when science had discovered the technique of transferring a man's consciousness from one body to another, when a man's mind could be snatched from the past, as his body was at the point of death, and brought forward into a "host body" in this fantastic future world.
Godshome by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
A comedy on a Florida professor of mythology who visits the realm of the gods, seeking a solution to his financial problems. He brings back a crooked god and they embark on various scams to make money, including a new religion.
The status civilization by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
22 editions published between 1960 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Journey beyond tomorrow by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
19 editions published between 1962 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 152 libraries worldwide
Untouched by human hands; thirteen stories by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
8 editions published between 1954 and 1967 in English and held by 150 libraries worldwide
Dimension of miracles by Robert Sheckley ( Book )
24 editions published between 1966 and 2011 in 9 languages and held by 127 libraries worldwide
It had to be somewhere, Carmody knew that much. It was waiting for him, just as he had left it. But where? He only knew he was in the center of a galaxy in a universe of galaxies. Within them lay endless varieties of the planet Earth. And there was only one way to find his Earth again: he would have to visit each one. And he would have to hurry--because his search for home had turned into a race with death.
Action and adventure films Americans Angels Architectural design Architecture, Modern Assassins Audiobooks Automobile racing drivers Body snatching Cities and towns City planning College teachers Criticism, interpretation, etc. Drama Drug traffic Extraterrestrial beings Fantasy Fantasy fiction Fantasy fiction, American Faust,--d. ca. 1540 Feature films Fiction Fiction films Film adaptations Forecasts France France--Paris Gambling Illustrations Interstellar travel Life on other planets Literature New York (State)--New York Private investigators Science fiction Science fiction, American Science fiction films Sheckley, Robert,--1928-2005 Short stories Short stories, English Space (Architecture) Space and time Space ships Spain--Ibiza Island Spies Thrillers (Motion pictures) Time travel Translations Twenty-first century Video recordings--for the hearing impaired
Shekli, Robert, 1928-
Шекли, Роберт, 1928-2005שאקלי, רוברט