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And then a smash of glass crashing in the kitchen and Preacher Powell again,
lecturing that little snot, Gus Tate. "Never mind the glass, Gus. I had to drop it to
cover for you. You're radiating anxiety like a nova." "The devil I am, Powell.
... Powell felt the iron elbows of a rigid telepathic block. He recognized those
elbows and permitted his astonishment to show. "Gusl Gus Tate!" "Oh. Hello,
Powell." "You? Lurking & Slinking?" "Gus?" Beck popped out. "Here? I never
Peeping isn't going to do me any good." "What do you want, Powell?" Church cut
in, "You sold a gun to Gus Tate." "The hell he did." Tate said. "Then why are you
here?" "Am I supposed to take an outlandish accusation like that lying down?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
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