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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Tried ! 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 himself
was merely ...
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 wrote all of the above twenty - five years ago to try to straighten out my own
confusion . I tried to tell the truth and not spare myself because it was not meant
to be read by anyone but myself and my therapist , Dr . Capek . It is strange , after
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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