"A Ticket to Tranai"

Title"A Ticket to Tranai"
Year for Search1955
AuthorsSheckley, Robert(1928-2005)
Secondary TitleGalaxy Science Fiction
Volume / Edition 11.1
Pagination6-43
Date PublishedOctober 1955
ISSN Number0016-4003
KeywordsMale author, US author
Annotation

A dystopia is a supposed eutopia because there are no laws. But all women are kept in stasis, taxation is by robbery, divorce is by murder, and governmental change is by assassination.

Additional Publishers

Rpt. in his Citizen in Space (New York: Ballantine Books, 1955), 108-47; in The Collected Short Stories of Robert Sheckley. Book One (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 241-77; and in his The Masque of Mañana. Ed. Sharon L. Sbarsky (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2005), 251-82.

Holding Institutions

Merril, MoU-St

Author Note

(1928-2005)

Full Text

1955 Sheckley, Robert (1928-2005). “A Ticket to Tranai.” Galaxy Science Fiction (New York) 11.1 (October 1955): 6-43. Rpt. in his Citizen in Space (New York: Ballantine Books, 1955), 108-47; in The Collected Short Stories of Robert Sheckley. Book One (Eugene, OR: Pulphouse Publishing, 1991), 241-77; and in his The Masque of Mañana. Ed. Sharon L. Sbarsky (Framingham, MA: The NESFA Press, 2005), 251-82. Merril, MoU-St

A dystopia is a supposed eutopia because there are no laws. But all women are kept in stasis, taxation is by robbery, divorce is by murder, and governmental change is by assassination.