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"Accepted. Waiting for years. Accepted." "Accepted!" D'Courtney nodded. His lips
formed the letters: "WWHG." "What? WWHG? Acceptance?" The old man nodded
again. Reich shrieked with laughter. "You clumsy old liar. That's refusal. Denial.
Everything." "Oh. She did?" Barbara nodded. "But I don't care. I don't care. She
was right. I'll settle for anything. Even if you can't marry me . . ." He laughed. The
exhilaration bubbled out of him. "You won't have to settle for anything," he said.
He nodded. "It's not easy to talk about." "It won't take a minute. Now . . . You were
lying in bed, asleep. Suddenly you woke up and rushed into the Orchid room.
You remember the rest." "I remember." "One question. What was the cry that woke
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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