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All I wanted to know about the Emperor was what Bonforte knew about him that
other people did not . It occurred to me that the Farleyfile must include everybody
in the ship since they were ( a ) people ( b ) whom Bonforte had met . I asked ...
... can always quit if things get too toughand the old Emperor - it ' s almost always
the ' old ' Emperor ; we usually mount the throne about the age other men retire -
the Emperor is always there , maintaining continuity , preserving the symbol of ...
But that was precisely what the Emperor was not - less famous , I mean . Of
course Bonforte needed no notes to recall personal details about Willem ! Nor
would he consider it proper to set down personal matters about the sovereign in
a file ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - baswood - LibraryThing
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
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
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