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. E-Reads is proud to re-publish his acclaimed body of work, with nearly thirty volumes of full-length fiction and short story collections, all with striking new covers. 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." In THE STATUS CIVILIZATION, Earth has become a rigidly stratified and conformist society and Berrent had committed the cardinal sin of not fitting in. Exiled to Omega, where the average survival time was under three years, he had to fight monsters, his fellow prisoners and insidious programming to free himself and, possibly, all of Earth as well...
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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...