The Best Novell of 1953 by Hugo Awards was The Demolished Man of Alfred Bester.
The history take place in the year 2032 in the city of New York.
No all humans have this gift, of read minds, and between the “Espers” there are different levels of power: Level 1, 2 and 3. In the Level 1: the “Esper” have the major power to read minds, and its able to read the sub concious layer of other person.
Millionaire owner of a mega company: Monarch. Disturbed by constant nightmares with a faceless man, thinks he has a special killer instinct .
Police responsible for investigating a murder case. And a Level 1 Esper.Extras:
After you read the book this music will make sense to you 🙂
Eight, sir; seven, sir;Six, sir; five, sir;Four, sir; three, sir;two, sir; one!‘Tenser,’ said the Tensor.‘Tenser,’ said the Tensor.‘Tension, apprehension,And dissension have begun.’
Cover art for the Alfred Bester’s book: The Demolished Man
Furthermore, the final could be better.
Alfred Bester was bornin New York , city where he place this book history. Studied Law in Pennsylvania, but leave the course before close it.
He dead in 12 Jan 1984
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