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"The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley" faded

December 10 2005

December 9 in the USA died a science fiction writer Robert Sheckley, author of "The Corporation" Immortality "," Sharing Minds "," Coordinates of miracles: the second trip, "" The house of God. "In his books filmed:" Alien "and TV series "Star Trek."

The writer was 78 years old, he died at a hospital in Pafkipsi, NY. Not so long ago, Shackley had surgery for cerebral aneurysms, and then his condition has stabilized somewhat. But then the health Shackley became steadily worse, reports "

Biography of the writer:

Robert Sheckley was born in 1928 in New York. After his military service he graduated from the University of New York. I started writing in 1951. It is called one of the leading representatives of the satirical and humorous science fiction USA.

The first publication Sheckley - in 1952, "Double". In the late 70's he worked as an editor of fiction magazine Omni. Long led the "nomadic" way of life - constantly moving from one location in the U.S. and Europe.

The success of the humorist and satirist, brought stories of the mid 50's, presented in the book - "Untouched by human hands", "Citizen in Space," "Shop infinity." More recent stories grouped into collections - "The trap for the people," "Anything you feel, when I do this?", "Same to you - at double the rate," "The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley.

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