"Omega"

Title"Omega"
Year for Search1960
AuthorsSheckley, Robert(1928-2005)
Secondary TitleAmazing Science Fiction Stories
Volume / Edition34.8 - 9
Pagination6-51, 64-134
Date PublishedAugust - September 1960
ISSN Number1060-541X
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

Dystopia of a prison planet where there is a religion of evil, much violence, and one succeeds through murder. This is contrasted with a eutopian earth that is ineffectual. Includes an early version of his human hunt. See 1958 and 1966 Sheckley.

Additional Publishers

Repub. as The Status Civilization. New York: New American Library, 1960. Rpt. New York: Dell, 1968. UK ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1976; rpt. Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin Books, 1979.

Title Note

Repub. as The Status Civilization.

Holding Institutions

MoU-St, NLS

Author Note

(1928-2005)

Full Text

1960 Sheckley, Robert (1928-2005). “Omega.” Amazing Science Fiction Stories 34.8 - 9 (August - September 1960): 6-51, 64-134. Repub. as The Status Civilization. New York: New American Library, 1960. Rpt. New York: Dell, 1968. UK ed. London: Victor Gollancz, 1976; rpt. Harmondsworth, Eng.: Penguin Books, 1979. MoU-St, NLS

Dystopia of a prison planet where there is a religion of evil, much violence, and one succeeds through murder. This is contrasted with a eutopian earth that is ineffectual. Includes a version of his human hunt. See 1958 and 1966 Sheckley