One minute, down and out actor Lorenzo Smythe was -- as usual -- in a bar, drinking away his troubles as he watched his career go down the tubes. Then a space pilot bought him a drink, and the next thing Smythe knew, he was shanghaied to Mars.
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I don ' t like your manners . " Clifton added quietly , " Clear out , Bill . Regardless
of anything else , it is his private cabin at the present time . So you had better
leave . " Rog hesitated , then added , “ I think we both might as well leave ; we
don ' t ...
I even added the scar on the " game ” leg , using a photograph Capek had kept in
Bonforte ' s health history . If Bonforte had had wife or mistress , she would have
had difficulty in telling the impostor from the real thing simply on physical ...
He added , “ Oh yes ! Some member of the Humanity Party will move a resolution
of sympathy and a basket of flowers , which will pass in a fine hypocritical glow .
They ' d rather send flowers to Bonforte ' s funeral . ” He scowled . " It is actually ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - baswood - LibraryThing
This 1956 Hugo award winning novel is included in the science fiction masterwork series and either has not aged well or was a lack lustre rip-off from the start. It takes as a basis for its story the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
I was surprised how much I liked this book. It's a relatively simple and predictable plot: Lorenzo Smythe is an actor hired to impersonate a politician at a key political moment. Only thing is, the ... Read full review