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He began talking before Powell was within earshot. ". . . gave me your number,
Lucky I caught you, boss. We've got twenty-six hours." "Wait a minute. Take it from
the top, Jax." "Your Rhodopsin man, Dr. Wilson Jordan, is back from Callisto.
Jordan hesitated. "Of course not. Very kind of you to give us an hour, but we need
you desperately." "If it's anything to do with D'Courtney," Jordan began. "Who? Oh
yes. The murder. Whatever put that into your mind?" "I've been hounded," ...
Powell became a fellow-conspirator and captivated Jordan with a grin. "As fellow
scientists we can deplore; but as men of the world we can only praise." "You do
understand." Jordan shook Powell's hand effusively. And at 4:00 P.M., Dr. Jordan
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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