Ask a Foolish Question

  • by Robert Sheckley
  • Narrated by Mike Vendetti
  • 0 hrs and 22 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

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It's out there, and it's name is the Answerer. It knows the answer to everything, if you know how to ask the question.

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A Thought Provoking Short Story

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This story is a perfect example of how Robert Sheckley often hides a deep message within the confusing riddle of his stylistic stories.
Sheckley forces us to redefine words, question reality, and all in all examine what it means to be human.

One aspect of this story involves an entire race of alien beings whose job it is to collect purple and put it onto a giant mound of other purple. See what I mean?

On first listen, parts of this story might come across as utter nonsense, but if you listen again carefully, you will see the true genius of this author.

8.45 / 10.00

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- Niels J. Rasmussen

Book Details

  • Release Date: 02-07-2014
  • Publisher: Spoken Realms