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You Don't Make Wine Like the Greeks Did

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Author: David E. Fisher
Published: 1960
Language: English
Wordcount: 14,418 / 48 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.3
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 987
Added to site: 2010.04.06
mnybks.net#: 27252
Origin: gutenberg.org

"Every century has its advantages and its drawbacks," he said. "We, for instance, have bred out sexual desire. And, as for you people ..."

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bout myself, didn't you? You know, I'd much rather you told me about yourself." Fairfield suddenly sat upright on the couch, drew his legs up to his chest, crossed his ankles, and hugged his knees. "I was noticing that picture you have hanging on the wall," he said. "The sea, la mer, das Weltmeer, te misralub, et cetera. The roaring, crashing waves, the bubbling, foaming spray. The deep dank mystery of the green wet sea. Marvelous, marvelous. Do you indulge in sex? I mean you, personally, of course, not as a representative of your species."

Victor Quink laid down his pad in his lap. "I'm not married, Mr. Fairfield," he said. "Do you often ask such questions of people you've recently met?"

"The sun came up this morning, Dr. Quink," Fairfield answered jovially, "the sun came up. You'll pardon my answer, of course, I was merely trying to top your own non sequitur. Many of your people do indulge, you know. In fact, it would seem, from my own necessarily limited observations, that it is more universa

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Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2013.06.13
Paulo Respighi
***..

An eminent psychologist tries to help a new patient overcome his belief he came from the future, and the patient's wife with her amnesia.

This could very well be a time travel story. Or not. It probably depends upon whether you believe everyone who says he's from another planet is crazy. Or not.

The characters, descriptions, and plotting are only so-so.


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