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"So, naturally, the Emperor has summoned Mr. Bonforte to New Batavia." "Eh?
New Batavia? Well!" I was thinking that I had never seen the Imperial capital. The
one time I had been on the Moon the vicissitudes of my profession had left me ...
It was rather short, which dismayed me at first, until I concluded that it meant that
Bonforte did not know the Emperor well and had met him only on a few official
occasions — Bon- forte's first service as Supreme Minister had been before old ...
That's the way the Emperor wanted it." Clifton looked ... I do know that the
Emperor felt free to question the appointment of Braun. Now if either one of you
wants to go to the Emperor and argue with him, that's up to you. But I'm not going
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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