Hob Draconian, American born but a two-decade resident of Ibiza and a tie-dyed-in-the-wool hippie philosopher, is happily back from America and living in Ibiza—until he learns that the property he's renting is about to be sold for redevelopment, and he needs a quick ten thousand dollars to save it. Time for the Alternative Detective Agency to find a lucrative case to solve—one in which he can avoid danger, get away with being a smart-mouth quipster, and still save the day—and get paid.
From the very beginning of his career, Robert Sheckley was recognized by fans, reviewers, and fellow authors as a master storyteller and the wittiest satirist working in the science fiction field. Open Road is proud to republish his acclaimed body of work, with nearly thirty volumes of full-length fiction and short story collections. Rediscover, or discover for the first time, a master of science fiction who, according to the New York Times, was "a precursor to Douglas Adams."
- Kindle Book
- OverDrive Read
- Adobe EPUB eBook 3.8 MB
Robert Sheckley (Author)
Robert Sheckley was one of the funniest writers in the history of SF. He did screwball comedy, broad satire and farce. He could also be deadly serious, too, but he was always entertaining and always had something pointed to say about our world usi...