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 have tried , sir . " “ ' Tried ' l You succeeded . It is an odd thing to see one ' s own
self . ” I realized with sudden painful empathy that he was not emotionally aware
of his own appearance ; my present appearance was " his ” - and any change in ...
I searched North America and tried to pick out the little dot I had left only weeks
earlier , and tried to get my emotions straight . After a while I came back in ; night
on Luna is rather overpowering . Rog returned a little later and sat back down at ...
I have tried , I suppose , to create the perfect work of art . Perhaps I have not fully
succeeded - but I think my father would rate it as a “ good performance . " No , I
do not regret it , even though I was happier thenat least I slept better . But there is
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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