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February 08, 2010

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Ira Friedwald

I think you might be surprised if you re-read Robert Sheckley that he only seemed to be writing sf. Bob was primarily a satirist who used genre forms to highlight the absurd. Try to find online one his last best stories, Reborn Again. It collects some of Bob's favorite themes and can be laugh out loud funny.
BTW, I will admit to be more than a little biased, having been a close friend and student of Bob's in his later years here in Portland, OR.
He was a great friend but an even better writer. Highly underrated.

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