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Look , I ' ve been with the Chief for six years . During that time I know he has
never used a double . . . Nevertheless , I was present on two occasions when
attempts were made on his life - one of those times I shot the hatchet man .
Matter of fact , this time , for political reasons you will presently understand , the
laddies we are up against won ' t dare to try to kill the Chief - or to kill you when
you are doubling for the Chief . They are playing rough - as you know ! - and they
Clifton said , “ As I understand it , Chief , your only objection is to some of the
phrasing ? ” “ Well , yes . I ' d suggest cutting out that personal attack on Mr .
Quiroga , too , and the insinuation about his financial backers . It doesn ' t sound
like real ...
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This 1956 Hugo award winning novel is included in the science fiction masterwork series and either has not aged well or was a lack lustre rip-off from the start. It takes as a basis for its story the ... Read full review
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I was surprised how much I liked this book. It's a relatively simple and predictable plot: Lorenzo Smythe is an actor hired to impersonate a politician at a key political moment. Only thing is, the ... Read full review