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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every male professional actor alive . It was done as discreetly as possible but
somebody might have guessed and talked . The specifications amounted to
identification both of the principal and the actor who could double for him , since
the job ...
if the actor is competent . But I admit that it does help and their silly game with the
computer machine had resulted ( quite by accident ! ) in selecting a true artist , as
well as one who was in measurements and bony structure the twin of the ...
I let her sit for a moment , then said quietly , " Yes , Miss Russell , I am an actor . Is
that a reason for you to insult me ? " She simply looked stubborn . " As an actor , I
am here to an actor ' s job . You know why . You know , too , that I was tricked ...
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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