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Author Information: Finn O'Donnevan

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Pseudonym of Robert Sheckley in the 1950's, used when more than one Sheckley story ran in the same issue of Galaxy magazine. Most Finn O'Donnevan stories have since been reprinted in various Sheckley collections, though sometimes with different titles. Here's a Finn O'Donnevan bibliography with dates of original Galaxy publication:

  • Subsistence Level (Aug 1954)††
  • Uncle Tom's Planet (Dec 1954)¤
  • Trap (Feb 1956)**
  • Bad Medicine (July 1956)**
  • A Wind Is Rising (July 1957)++
  • Gray Flannel Armor (Nov 1957)++
  • The Gun Without a Bang (June 1958)‡
  • Join Now (Dec 1958) ‡
  • The Sweeper of Loray (Apr 1959)††

**Collected in Pilgrimage to Earth, October 1957.
‡Collected in Store of Infinity, November 1960, "Join Now" reverting to its working title, "The Humors"
++Collected in Notions, Unlimited, 1960
††Collected in Shards of Space, July 1962


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