Goodbye, Dead Man!

Author: Tom W. Harris
Published: 1958
Language: English
Wordcount: 2,969 / 16 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59.4
LoC Category: PZ
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Mattup had killed a man, so it was logical he should be punished. It was Danny who came up with the idea of leaving him with the prophecyŚ

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Average Rating of 2.5 from 2 reviews: ***
JoJo Biggins

What starts out as a well-written story with an interesting plot turns into a quick, predictable, and unsatisfying ending. You'll miss nothing by skipping this one.

Sardo Weems

A pretty good revenge story that only qualifies as science fiction because of a mysterious ray gun that was issued to a guard by the Outsiders (who are never seen or explained.) If the guard used a revolver instead, it would have made no difference to the story.

The three characters are well-drawn and the plot kept me guessing right up until the end.

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