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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Eh ? I thought - - " " Just a second . The networks were led to expect a major
speech from you today , commenting on yesterday ' s event . I thought Rog
intended to cancel it , but Bill has the speech worked up . Question is , will you
deliver it ?
He scowled . " It is actually as simple as that ? What would happen if the proxy
rule were refused ? I thought the Grand Assembly didn ' t recognize proxies . " "
They don ' t , for all ordinary procedure . You either pair , or you show up and vote
I thought I was breezing through it as easy as a curtain speech - when I found that
I was crying so hard that I could hardly see . When I was done , Willem said
quietly to me , “ A good performance , Joseph . ” I don ' t know whether he thought
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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