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Review: The Demolished Man

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I got to this book after reading The Stars My Destination. The trademark visual-style writing is the same, but the book is structured differently - a classic detective crime thriller - master ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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I have a bee in my bonnet that I would like to deal with first. I tend to feel annoyed (even though I shouldn't) when people ask for sci-fi recommendations with the caveat that the book being ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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What started as a story of mega-corporate espionage turned into a complex manhunt, a cultural and practical introduction to the Espers and how they interact with 'normal' society, and a whole lot more ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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It was really fascinating to try to see this book through the eyes of it's contemporaries, give or take a few decades. I've read a lot of classics, and I'm ashamed that I had never gotten around to ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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I am not a big fan of sci-fi, and so when I took a sci-fi class I was thoroughly unimpressed by msot of the stuff we read. Until got to this. This novel is absolutely brilliant, and Alfred Bester is endlessly inventive. I'm so glad I got exposed to this book! Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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Seminal science fiction published in 1954. Set in 2301, this tightly paced 175-page thriller depicts a manhunt in a supposedly crime-proof society where the establishment utilizes mind-reading on the ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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I took longer with this book then I intended but ... I got distracted a lot in February. Anyway, I have to say that The Demolished Man pushes high concept ideas at you in more then just a technology ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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Alfred Bester's The Demolished Man was the first-ever Hugo Award winner for best novel (1953). Great psychological fun in a high-tech future where espers, people with extrasensory perception ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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The Demolished Man is equal parts Ocean's Eleven and Death Note. The novel tells the story of business monolith Ben Reich's mission to murder rival conglomerate owner Craye D'Courtney in a world where ... Read full review

Review: The Demolished Man

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I have a bee in my bonnet that I would like to deal with first. I tend to feel annoyed (even though I shouldn't) when people ask for sci-fi recommendations with the caveat that the book being ... Read full review


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