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 want to see you walk . " I found that I was actually feeling the annoyance that
Bonforte would have felt at such uncalled - for impertinence , and , of course , it
showed in my face . Dak touched Corpsman ' s sleeve and said quickly , “ Knock
it off ...
Clifton answered my greeting with his usual dignified deference and called me
Chief ; Corpsman nodded . Dak went on , “ To clean this up in style you should
make one more appearance . " “ Eh ? I thought“ Just a second . The networks
revised cabinet list and handed it to Corpsman . " Here ' s the approved roster for
the news services , Bill . You ' ll see that there is one change on it - De la Torre for
Braun . " " What ? " " Jesus de la Torre for Lothar Braun . That ' s the way the ...
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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