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3 edition of Mindswap. found in the catalog.

Mindswap.

Robert Sheckley

Mindswap.

by Robert Sheckley

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Published by Pan in London .
Written in


Edition Notes

Originally published 1966.

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Open LibraryOL14538039M

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In this book, you travel the Galaxy by swapping minds with alien beings on other planets. There are many brilliant throwaway ideas, but Mindswap.

book clear standout is "panzaism". Sheckley defines this as as the opposite of quixotism - Don Quixote looks at a windmill, and sees a giant. Sancho Panza, on the other hand, looks at a giant, and sees a windmill/5.

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It certainly is for Marvin, a college student who wants to take a really good vacation. And so he.Condition: Very good. This copy of Mindswap, by Robert Sheckley, is a mass market paperback, published by Dell [#, [Science Fiction].

Title: Mindswap Seller Rating: % positive.Originally published inone of Sheckely's outrageous comic novels. an ordinary mind-body swap transaction (our hero with a spidery-looking fellow) becomes a dangerous quest when it turns out the spidery-looking fellow has disappeared but had double-booked his body for some extra travelling money, and is being told to vacate the premises.