Joenes was a man of the fabulous Twentieth Century, that remote and misty period of time about which very little is known. Many tales are told of Joenes and his travels through the last years of the old era and the first years of the new but now, for the first time, the stories of Joenes have been carefully collected and together, they present a fascinating picture of that mythical period of time known as the twentieth century.
Robert Sheckley (1928–2005) was a Hugo and Nebula nominated American author. First published in the science fiction magazines of the 1950s, his numerous quick-witted stories and novels were famously unpredictable, absurdist and comical.
Sheckley was given the Author Emeritus honor by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America in 2001.