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Robert Sheckley

Robert Sheckley (born July 16, 1928) is an author of fantasies that are often moralistic (in the sense that they have a moral), but slapstick and absurdist -- taking the form of science fiction, and thrillers. He is the author of a number of episodes of The Twilight Zone. One of his novels, Immortality Inc -- about a world in which the afterlife is scientifically perfect -- was very loosely adapted into the film, Freejack, starring Mick Jagger and Emilio Estevez.

His novel Dimension of Miracles is often cited as an influence on Douglas Adams.

Science fiction novels (incomplete)