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The Man in the Water

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Two men struggle for possession of a small boat alone on the wasteland of the Sargasso Sea. High adventure!
Paperback, 160 pages
Published April 30th 2008 by Wildside Press (first published December 1961)
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Acostumbrado a leer a Robert Sheckley en novelas y cuentos de Ciencia Ficción me ha sorprendido en esta faceta suya, más cercana al suspense de Hitchcock.
Y es que efectivamente estamos ante una novela corta, casi un relato largo, puramente de suspense. Y con sólo un barco en la calma del Mar de los Sargazos y dos protagonistas: un robusto explorador que se las sabe todas y ha sobrevivido a todo y un joven algo trastornado que quiere demostrar que él también es un triunfador.
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One of science fiction's great humorists, Sheckley was a prolific short story writer beginning in 1952 with titles including "Specialist", "Pilgrimage to Earth", "Warm", "The Prize of Peril", and "Seventh Victim", collected in volumes from Untouched by Human Hands (1954) to Is That What People Do? (1984) and a five-volume set of Collected Stories (1991). His first novel, Immortality, Inc. (1958), ...more
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