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Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - ML - Goodreads

The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester had me charmed from the first page. The story takes place in 2301, a future where telepathy is present in human kind. Murder is a thing of the past. Any indication ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Brad - Goodreads

It was really fascinating to try to see this book through the eyes of it's contemporaries, give or take a few decades. I've read a lot of classics, and I'm ashamed that I had never gotten around to ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Sean O'Brien - Goodreads

I can't remember when I first ran across Alfred Bester, nor can I remember what made me seek him out. I can tell you I am very glad I did. I've read The Demolished Man and The Stars My Destination ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Tom - Goodreads

Not many games of cat and mouse begin with a friendly handshake and an agreement of "Enemies." But when half the population can "peep" your mind, most things come out in the open anyway. Does the end ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Dani - Goodreads

I really loved this book. I got it from a friend's bookshelf. He's a major hard science lover and this book made his best books shelf. I pulled it at random and the flap was so interesting I asked to ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Lasairfiona Smith - Goodreads

First of all, the description above does not do this book justice nor does it accurately describe the plot. I might write the teaser like this: In the future, the newly emerged Espers can read minds ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

Wow, this felt so fresh and exciting like it could have been written recently only they don't write SF this good any more. Not bad for a novel written some sixty years ago. That's when you know that a ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Akshay - Goodreads

I was never aware of Alfred Bester beyond knowing the name in passing, being a fan of science fiction for so long - but eventually I decided to try out this book with a plot most intriguing. Our ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Erich Franz Guzmann - Goodreads

Eight, sir; seven, sir; Six, sir; five, sir; Four, sir; Three, sir; Two, sir; one! Tenser, said the Tensor. Tenser, said the Tensor. Tension, apprehension, And dissension have begun. Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

User Review  - Ian Farragher - Goodreads

Fantastic. The Demolished Man goes well beyond it's genesis as pulp. Imagine a mystery told from the view of the criminal. Wrap that in a character study about a man going insane. Thoroughly mix with ... Read full review


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