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He's got nothing but booby-trapping left . . ." "You're crazy, Reich." "Am I? Why the
hell did he take Ellery West away from me, and Breen? He knows the only
defense I've got against a booby-trap is a peeper. It's Powell!" "But a cop, Reich?
That's why you're booby-trapping me. That's why you — " Reich broke off abruptly
and beat his forehead. "And this is probably the biggest booby-trap of all. And I
fell into it. What a damned fool I am. What a — " "Shut up," Powell snapped.
What's happened to you? Why don't you think? Tension, apprehension and — "
He was lying. You know he was lying. You were right the first time. A giant booby-
trap. WWHG. Refusal. Refusal. But why did he lie? How is that going to help him?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
The first third or so of the novel is definitely the best part: how do you commit murder in a society where telepaths comprise a significant portion of the population? Bester has fun both devising a ... Read full review
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The Demolished Man by Alfred Bester Eight, sir; seven, sir; Six, sir; five, sir; Four, sir; three, sir; Two, sir; one! Read full review