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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Delusionw came up with an alternative explanation and developed an alternative and very painful treatment program. It is loaded with hard boiled similes [“The silence after the punch line hung as heavy as a washer load of wet laundry” 11 ; “He spoke in a voice as soft as a last wish and didn’t wait for my answer” 17 ], hyperboles [“It was locked, frozen harder than a Nazi’s Swiss account” 55 ], and sarcastic comments [“Neat Lynn rated it liked it Apr 11, Please delusione again later.

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InLaumer suffered a stroke while working on the novel The Ultimax Man. Night of Delusions is a standalone short SF story. Contemporary Science Fiction Authors. Keith Laumer is best known for his Bolo stories and delusionns satirical Retief series. Along the way, she’ll have to uncover the secrets of ancient intelligences lost to time as well as her own lost secrets, which she will wish had remained hidden from her forever.

How weird You really can’t tell a book by it’s cover. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. To ask other readers questions about Night of Delusionsplease sign up. The only consistent element is the hero’s stubborn resistance to surrendering control of his own fate. Eight journeys into the future from this prize-winning author: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.


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The style of “Knight” is concocted to fit the jaded hero, and it creaks. One person found this helpful. Bryan rated it really liked it Dec 29, Kinnison had guts enough to take on the odds – even with the future of the civilized Universe riding on his shoulders. As a result, he was unable to write for a few years. Keith Laumer aka J. Are you any good at card tricks?

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But the title story must be considered something of a disappointment. For Mal Irish the last hold on reality was the embossed gold coin he had taken from the pocket of the dead man – the man delksions with his last breath had told him of mastodons buried in ice and men who weren’t human.

He came up with an alternative explanation and developed an alternative and very painful treatment program. For the job entails an excursion into the Dream Machine, which assaults not merely the senses, but reality itself. John Keith Laumer was an American science fiction author. No one, that is, except a brainwashed puppet deliberately allowed to survive to serve the Goos as delusionns spy. Air Force and a U.

kaumer Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Master-minded by a super-scientist, their conquering fleets outgunned delusiosn the mighty space cruisers of the Galactic Patrol. Dec 15, John rated it liked it Shelves: I read this long ago, but I do recall feeling a bit lost and unsatisfied at the end. One person found this helpful. As he explained in an interview with Charles Platt published in The Dream Makershe refused to accept the doctors’ diagnosis.


Readers who are expecting Laumer to reveal a final reality will be disappointed. Finding a footprint in a place the colony AI claims has never been visited by humans, Anna begins to suspect that her assignment isn’t as simple as she was led to believe.

The protagonist, American diplomat Brion Bayard, is kidnapped by the Imperium because the Brion Bayard in a third parallel Earth is waging war against his abductors. In the mids, Laumer partially recovered from the stroke and resumed writing. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Night of Delusions by Keith Laumer. Shannon McDermott rated it it was ok Mar 07, Carl rated it really liked it Jan 20, In the science fiction novel Worlds of the Imperiumthe Imperium is formed in an alternate history where the American Revolution did not occur, and the British Empire and Germany merged into a unified empire in Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

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