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Reich found himself in a spherical room designed as the heart of a giant orchid.
The walls were curling orchid petals, the floor was a golden calyx; the chairs,
tables and couches were orchid and gold. But the room was old. The petals were
Ben Riech slowly threaded his way through the main hall to the music room,
turned right, mounted the stairs to the Picture Gallery, passed through the bronze
doors leading to the Orchid Suite, blinded and stunned the Beaumont guards,
Barbara D'Courtney crawled to the body of her father, seized the gun and
suddenly dashed out of the Orchid Suite, followed by Reich. He pursued her
down into the darkened house and lost her as she darted out through the front
entrance into ...
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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