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Author photo. Robert Sheckley, mid-1990s [source: John Henley]

Robert Sheckley, mid-1990s [source: John Henley]

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Der Amerikaner Robert Sheckley, geb. 1928, gilt als einer der intelligentesten und humorvollsten Erzähler in der SF. Darüber hinaus schreibt er auch Krimis und Thriller. Bekannt wurde er vor allem durch seine Kurzgeschichten, von denen viele verfilmt wurden. Unter anderem lieferte Sheckley die Vorlagen zu Wolfgang Menges Fernsehknüller "Das Millionenspiel" und den Kinoerfolg "Das zehnte Opfer". (aus: Endstation Zukunft)
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