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The Electronic Mind Reader

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Author: Harold Leland Goodwin (Blake Savage, John Blaine)
Published: 1957
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,404 / 141 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 87.9
LoC Category: PZ
Downloads: 3,403
Added to site: 2009.05.15 24165

Rick and Scotty are shocked as one scientist after another falls victim to a diabolical machine.

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matically, his mind not really on his Great Idea any more. So Steve had been "casing" the island! He replied, "Not all the hearing aids would be visible. For instance, I could make a receiver for Barby that would be an ornamental plastic band to wear the way girls wear barrettes, or whatever they call them. Or, I could fit a receiver into a special pair of glasses. There's one type of hearing aid that's built into glasses, you know."

"I do know," Steve agreed. "All right. I'll try again. Each contestant that looks good to the program people gets a thorough quizzing on the chosen subject before being accepted. That's to find out if they're really experts. How are you going to handle it?"

Rick hadn't known about that. He pondered for a moment. "That means we'd have to prepare a hidden transmitter, too, so we could help out during the examination. It could be done. The contestants could wear the gadget strapped to their legs, under their skirts or trousers."

Steve was enjoying Rick's ready r



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