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Read online The Humours.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Humours He is a tortured soul Separated at an early age from two conflicting personalities Alistair Crompton has hatched a daring scheme to reintegrate himself Installed in different host bodies and dispatched to distant planets the two other Alistairs have developed lives of their own Loomis as grossly self indulgent and amoral as Alistair is moderate and prim Stack as vicious and impulsive as Alistair is meek and cautious What happens when the original Alistair reengages himself first with Loomis then with Stack Discover for yourself in this odyssey by one of the grand masters of science fiction .

Robert Sheckley was a Hugo and Nebula nominated American author First published in the science fiction magazines of the s his numerous quick witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable absurdist and broadly comical Sheckley was given the Author Emeritus honor by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in by Robert Sheckley

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The s saw publication of Sheckley s st four books short story collections Untouched by Human Hands Ballantine Citizen in Space Pilgrimage to Earth Bantam amp a novel Immortality Inc st serialized in Galaxy br The Monsters F amp SF br Cost of Living Galaxy br The Altar Fantastic amp br Keep Your Shape Galaxy aka Shape br The Impacted Man Astounding br Untouched by Human Hands Galaxy aka One Man s Poison br The King s Wishes F amp SF br Warm Galaxy br The Demons Fantasy Magazine br Specialist Galaxy br Seventh Victim Galaxy later expanded br Ritual Climax aka Strange Ritual br Beside Still Waters Amazing amp, The th Victim La decima vittima is an Italian cult sf film directed by Elio Petri in It is based on Robert Sheckley s short story Seventh Victim He published a novelization of the film in br The film begins with a man chasing a woman thru the streets whilst shooting at her He s stopped by a policeman for questioning The man shows his licence to kill The policeman allows him to continue Scenes switch between the pursuit amp a narrator explaining the rules amp justification of the game br In the near future big wars are avoided by giving violence prone individuals a chance to kill in the Big Hunt The Hunt is the world s most popular form of entertainment attracting participants seeking fame amp fortune It includes ten rounds for each competitor five as hunter amp five as victim The survivor of the ten rounds becomes the ultimate champion br Caroline Meredith is the huntress armed with a high caliber Bosch Shotgun looking for her th victim Marcello Poletti is the victim He s reluctant to kill Meredith as he s unsure she s his hunter Killing the wrong person would get him locked up in prison for years To maximize her financial gain Meredith wants to get a perfect kill in front of the cameras as she s negotiated a major sponsor from the Ming Tea Company, i Pilgrimage to Earth i is a collection of science fiction short stories by Robert Sheckley It was first published in October by Bantam Books catalogue number A and already reprinted a month later br br It includes the following stories magazines in which the stories originally appeared given in parentheses br Pilgrimage to Earth Playboy also known as Love Incorporated br All the Things You Are Galaxy br Trap Galaxy br The Body Galaxy br Early Model Galaxy br Disposal Service Bluebook br Human Man s Burden Galaxy br Fear in the Night Today s Woman br Bad Medicine Galaxy br Protection Galaxy br Earth Air Fire and Water Astounding br Deadhead Galaxy br The Academy If br Milk Run Galaxy br The Lifeboat Mutiny Galaxy, It had to be somewhere Carmody knew that much It was waiting for him just as he had left it But where He only knew he was in the center of a galaxy in a universe of galaxies Within them lay endless varieties of the planet Earth And there was only one way to find his Earth again he would have to visit each one And he would have to hurry because his search for home had turned into a race with death