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They deposited the papers and recording crystals on his desk and departed
hastily but without rancour. They were accustomed to his rages. Reich seated
himself behind his desk, trembling with a fury that was already goring D'Courtney.
Reich thrust past the protesting doorman, the indignant reception clerk, and
Chooka Frood's highly paid charge d'affaires to the private office, a Victorian
room furnished with stained glass lamps, overstuffed sofas and a roll-top desk.
"I've got memos in my desk," Reich shouted. "Hundreds of them. You lousy liars!
Look in my desk . . ." He darted to the desk and yanked out drawers. There was a
stunning explosion. The desk burst asunder. Fragments of flying fruit-wood ...
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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