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Untouched by Human Hands (Bal-Hi Edition U2855) (original 1954; edition 1967)

by Robert Sheckley

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Title:Untouched by Human Hands (Bal-Hi Edition U2855)
Authors:Robert Sheckley
Info:Ballantine Books (1967), Edition: 3rd, Mass Market Paperback, 189 pages
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Untouched by Human Hands by Robert Sheckley (1954)

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Raccolta di racconti fantascientifici ma anche umoristici.
Come sempre succede nelle raccolte, i racconti non sono tutti allo stesso livello, anche perchè alcuni trattano argomenti più "leggeri" di altri. Il più noto è probabilmente "La settima vittima", contenuto anche nelle "Meraviglie del possibile".

Mai toccato da mani umane ★★★★
Pellegrinaggio alla Terra ★★★
La montagna senza nome ★★★★
Il clandestino ★★
I mostri ★★★
La settima vittima ★★★★★
Criminali cercansi ★★★★★
L'Accademia ★★★★★
Il catalogo delle mogli ★★
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  Saretta.L | Mar 31, 2013 |
  bluetyson | Jul 26, 2008 |
This is a collection of thirteen Sheckley stories that were originally published in 1952 and 1953. Nine of these were new to me. Sheckley's writing from this period is great fun: quick moving, witty and humorous, with touches of farce and no pretensions whatsover (except perhaps "Beside Still Waters" a story which tries to go beyond this, and carries it off reasonably well).

The best of the lot is is the well known "Seventh Victim," but none of them were bad. ( )
  clong | Dec 28, 2007 |
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Според американската критика Робърт Шекли е ненадминатият майстор на късия разказ. От 1952 год. до днес той вълнува многобройните си читатели с невероятните увлекателни, остроумни и забавни истории, които съчинява. Характерно за него е това, че той не поучава и не развлича, а просто размишлява заедно с читателя за живота. Предлаганият сборник е съставен от разкази, писани изключително през ранния период от творчеството на Шекли.

Цената на живота
Cost of Living, 1952

Травмираният
The Impacted Man, 1952

Недокоснат от човешки ръце
Untouched by Human Hands [= One Man’s Poison], 1953

Специалистът
Specialist, 1953

Седмата жертва
Seventh Victim, 1953

Клопка за хора
The People Trap, 1968

Жертвата от космоса
The Victim from Space, 1957

Мирисът на мисълта
The Odour of Thought, 1953

Доказателството
Proof of the Pudding, 1952

Лаксианският ключ
The Laxian Key, 1954

Последното оръжие
The Last Weapon, 1953

Дипломатически имунитет
Diplomatic Immunity, 1953

Служба „Премахване“
Disposal Service, 1955

Нощен страх
Fear in the Night, 1952

Защита
Protection, 1956

Земя — въздух — вода — огън
Earth, Air, Fire and Water, 1955
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