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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She turned her head toward me and said in a soft , husky , contralto voice , “ Dr .
Capek wants you simply to relax and look at movies for several hours . I am here
to answer questions as necessary . ” I sighed . “ Thank goodness someone is at ...
I shook my head and tried to put the nightmares out of my mind . “ But he ' s going
to recover ? " " Doc says that the drug does not alter the brain structure ; it just
paralyzes it . He says that eventually the blood stream picks up and carries away
My head ached and my eyes would not focus . He seemed to pull toward me and
away while his voice drove on . " . . . robbed him of his chance to finish his work .
So you ' ve got to do it for him . You ' ve got to make him live again ! " I shook my ...
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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