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Demolished Man - Alfred Bester
Demolished Man
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451062253 (0451062256)
Publisher: Roc
Edition language: English
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Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
5.0 "The demolished man" by Alfred Bester
In a world policed by telepaths, Ben Reich plans to commit a crime that hasn't been heard of in 70 years: murder. That's the only option left for Reich, whose company is losing a 10-year death struggle with rival D'Courtney Enterprises. Terrorized in his dreams by The Man With No Face and driven to ...
CDRBill rated it
5.0 The Demolished Man
This is a sixty year old story about committing premeditated murder in a precognitive society. I loved the story of the planning and setup for the murder by Ben Reich. And he probably would have gotten away with it but for one small slip of the tongue!The book is dated in some of the societal concep...
XLeptodactylous rated it
1.0 The Demolished Man
This kid has some real issues, not least the fact that someone else is being a bit more successful than he is. So obviously he had to murder him, because hard work is just too much like hard work. But oh WAIT. Not only is murder illegal, it's also impossible because the police can read minds. But th...
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5.0 The Demolished Man
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 recommended must not be more than 10 years old. The reason given for this clause is usually because the scie...
Romance and other things
Romance and other things rated it
5.0 One of my most favorite books in any genre
I thought I had the review up for this book, but I just saw that one of Booklikes friends listed the cover as planning to read and decided to check and only see the rating. I first read this book in Russian translation when I was nine or ten. I lost the count how many times I reread it ever since. W...
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