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Suite Mentale

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Published: 1956
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,777 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 76.6
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,941
Added to site: 2007.09.26
mnybks.net#: 18328
Excerpt

So he exercised his imagination. With a wealth of material to draw upon, he would build himself worlds where he could move around, walk, talk, and make love, eat, drink and feel the caress of sunshine and wind.

It was while he was engaged in this project that he touched another mind. He touched it, fused for a blinding second, and bounced away. He ran gibbering up and down the corridors of his own memory, mentally reeling from the shock of--identification!

* * * * *

Who was he? Paul Wendell? Yes, he knew with incontrovertible certainty that he was Paul Wendell. But he also knew, with almost equal certainty, that he was Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton. He was living--had lived--in the latter half of the nineteenth century. But he knew nothing of the Captain other than the certainty of identity; nothing else of that blinding mind-touch remained.

Again he scoured his memory--Paul Wendell's memory--checking and rechecking the area just before that semi-fatal bullet had

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 3 from 1 reviews: ***
2012.10.12
Sardo Weems
***..

Eight students of telepathy go mad and their instructor is a vegetable. That makes the instructor the perfect person to work out the bugs in his system.

Structuring the story as a musical composition is pretentious, and it's doubtful the President would get involved, other than that, the story is written okay. A slightly different take on telepathy.


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