Immortality, Inc

TitleImmortality, Inc
Year for Search1958
AuthorsSheckley, Robert(1928-2005)
Date Published1958
PublisherAvalon
Place PublishedNew York
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia. Suicide Act of 2102 in which a person joins a game as the Hunted and tries to elude professional killers. For different versions of the same theme, see 1960 and 1966 Sheckley. 

Additional Publishers

Rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1959; and in Dimensions of Sheckley: The Selected Novels of Robert Sheckley. Ed. Sharon L. Sbarsky (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2002), 17-151. Short version as “Time Killer.” Galaxy Magazine 16.6 - 17.3 (October 1958 - February 1959): 4-46, 94-137; 104-41, 156-94. Another short version as Immortality Delivered. New York: Avalon, 1959

Info Notes

The film Freejack (1992), directed by Geoff Murphy with a screenplay by Steven Pressfield, Robert Shusett, and Dan Gilroy, was based on it.

Title Note

Short versions as “Time Killer” and Immortality Delivered.

Holding Institutions

KyU, L

Author Note

(1928-2005)

Full Text

1958 Sheckley, Robert (1928-2005). Immortality, Inc. New York: Avalon. Rpt. New York: Bantam Books, 1959; and in Dimensions of Sheckley: The Selected Novels of Robert Sheckley. Ed. Sharon L. Sbarsky (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2002), 17-151. Short version as “Time Killer.” Galaxy Magazine 16.6 - 17.3 (October 1958 - February 1959): 4-46, 94-137; 104-41, 156-94. Another short version as Immortality Delivered. New York: Avalon, 1959. KyU, L

Dystopia about the suicide Act of 2102 in which a person joins a game as the Hunted and tries to elude professional killers. For different versions of the same theme, see 1960, and 1966 Sheckley. The film Freejack (1992), directed by Geoff Murphy with a screenplay by Steven Pressfield, Robert Shusett, and an Gilroy, was based on it.