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He reached out quickly to Jackson Beck, police Inspector 2: "What's the situation
J ax?" "Scramble." Switching to their informal police code of scrambled images,
reversed meanings and personal symbols, Beck continued: "Peepers here.
Nobody knew that Jackson Beck was completely tone-deaf. Powell to staff: Reich
apparently found the book accidentally. Stumbled over it while he was looking for
a present for Maria Beaumont. Pass the word. And where's that girl?
We were wrong. D'Courtney had given it to Reich's mother because they were
lovers. It was his love-gift to the mother of his child. Reich was born there.
Jackson Beck uncovered all that, once we had the lead." Crabbe opened his
mouth, then ...
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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