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Dak stopped talking ; for a moment there was no sound but the keening of the
thin Martian air past the roof . A human being can walk possibly two hundred
yards on Mars without an oxygen mask , if he is in good condition . I believe I
read of a ...
Two of the kids , of the same and smallest size and looking just alike to me ,
skittered out and stopped dead in front of me , just like a foolish puppy in traffic .
Either I stopped or I ran them down . So I stopped . They moved even closer ,
We had gone about fifty yards , when I stopped . Something was the matter . Not
the day , certainly . It was almost balmy , with the sun burning brightly in clear ,
purple Martian sky . The traffic , wheel and foot , seemed to pay no attention to us
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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