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Untouched by Human Hands consists of thirteen stories of beings who dwell on the strange borders of reality. Some of these stories tell of people you know or of events that might happen—but haven’t yet. Some will take you to the furthermost reaches of the sky and to planets whose names are unknown this side of Arcturus. And some—perhaps the richest and most memorable of these stories—open into the interior of strange minds to reveal the reflection of ourselves.

This classic collection consists of the following short stories:

  • “The Monsters”
  • “Cost of Living”
  • “The Altar”
  • “Shape”
  • “The Impacted Man”
  • “Untouched by Human Hands”
  • “The King’s Wishes”
  • “Warm”
  • “The Demons”
  • “Specialist”
  • “Seventh Victim”
  • “Ritual”
  • “Beside Still Waters”
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Quotes & Awards

  • “Mr. Sheckley—as might be expected of a writer who can wring praise from as diverse a group of peers as Kingsley Amis, Harlan Ellison, John le Carré, and J. G. Ballard—has an engagingly madcap manner all his own.”

    Wall Street Journal, praise for the author

  • “Sheckley has long been considered one of the genre’s leading humorists.”

    New York Times, praise for the author

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About the Author
Author Robert Sheckley

Robert Sheckley (1928–2005) was a Hugo- and Nebula-nominated American author. First published in the science fiction magazines of the 1950s, his numerous, quick-witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable, absurdist, and broadly comical. In 2001 he was named an Author Emeritus by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America.