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User Review  - Mrs_McGreevy - LibraryThing

In a future where the law is staffed by telepaths, how can you plot a murder? Ben Reich thinks he’s found a way. Does he succeed? You’ll have to read the book to find out, and I envy anyone their first reading of this classic of science fiction. Read full review

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User Review  - Lyndatrue - LibraryThing

First published in Galaxy in 1951 (as a serial), and then in 1953, this won the first Hugo awarded. Timescape (a specialized imprint similar to Spectra) reprinted it in 1978. The cover of this book ... Read full review

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User Review  - ricaustria - LibraryThing

there's a line in this book that stayed in my head for many moons after I finished. i won't reveal it here, but when you read the book, you'll know the line i's referring to. Read full review

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User Review  - Mromano - LibraryThing

Bester's great other work of science fiction, the first being The Stars My Destination envisions of world of telepaths who have essentially made it impossible to murder another human being. However ... Read full review

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User Review  - AHS-Wolfy - LibraryThing

Science fiction thriller set against the backdrop of large corporations and telepathic abilities. The owner of one of these corporations is locked in a battle of control with one of his rivals. When ... Read full review

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User Review  - marek2009 - LibraryThing

Like The Stars My Destination, this is a classic of Sci-fi. The concepts & plot are still fresh & original 50 years on, & the style very impressive, again utilising unusual typography. The concepts of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ed_Gosney - LibraryThing

I absolutely loved the premise of this book. What I had a tough time with was in trying to relate to the characters. But the storyline was interesting enough to get me through it. I give it a high ... Read full review

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User Review  - esperanto41 - LibraryThing

One of the best-ever S-F (and murder-mystery-thriller) books, this is a "how-done-it" rather than a "who-done-it", because we know who, but we don't know how he commits the murder, or how he thinks he ... Read full review

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User Review  - ragwaine - LibraryThing

Really glad it wasn't all just a hallucination or that D'courtney and Reich weren't the same person. Great pace, awesome orignal ideas, has aged prefectly. Great writing style. Read full review

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User Review  - selfnoise - LibraryThing

A crazy fun suspense SF from the olden days. One of the best examples of Bester's genius: perfect storytelling efficiency. Read full review


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