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"The Wonderful World of Robert Sheckley" faded

December 10 2005
14:50

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 Vsluh.ru "

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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