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The humor departed from his mouth. The friendliness disappeared from his deep
dark eyes. An expression of shocked indignation appeared on his face. "Beck,"
he snapped. His voice cracked through the echoing hall. There was dead silence
"What the — " Powell looked at Beck. "He gets kittenish," Beck explained. "At a
time like this!" "Happens now and then. We'll try him again." They filled the
computer's ear again, held the warmup for a good five minutes and then kicked
him into ...
"We got everything in that we could," Beck replied. "Excuse me," Powell said to
the others, "I've got to peep this out with Beck. You don't mind, I hope." He turned
to Beck: "Open up, Jackson. I smelled an evasion in them last words. Let me have
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The first third or so of the novel is definitely the best part: how do you commit murder in a society where telepaths comprise a significant portion of the population? Bester has fun both devising a ... Read full review
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The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester Eight, sir; seven, sir; Six, sir; five, sir; Four, sir; three, sir; Two, sir; one! Read full review