Free and Discounted Ebooks
Join 130,000 readers! Get our ebook deals straight to your inbox.

The Leader

Cover image for

Download


Author: Murray Leinster (William Fitzgerald Jenkins)
Published: 1960
Language: English
Wordcount: 8,601 / 32 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 72.2
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 2,951
Added to site: 2007.11.30
mnybks.net#: 19149

The trouble with being a Superman, with Super powers, and knowing it, is it's so easy to overlook the unpleasant possibility of a super-superman!

Show Excerpt

rn, University of Laibach, to Professor Albrecht Aigen, care Mathematical Institute, Bozen.

Naturally I suspect psi. He belongs with my rat and she-dog. Try to arrange it.

Thurn.

* * * * *

Telegram from Professor Albrecht Aigen, Mathematical Institute, Bozen, to Dr. Karl Thurn, University of Laibach.

Schweeringen refuses further tests. Fears proof he causes malfunctioning of computer will cause unemployment here and may destroy all hope of hoped-for career in mathematics.

Aigen.

* * * * *

Telegram from Professor Albrecht Aigen, at Mathematical Institute, to Dr. Karl Thurn, University of Laibach.

Terrible news. Riding bus to Institute this morning, Schweeringen was killed when bus was involved in accident.

Aigen.

* * * * *

Telegram from Dr. Karl Thurn, University of Laibach, to Professor Albrecht Aigen, care Mathematical Institute, Bozen.

Deeply regret death Schweeringen. When you come here please try to bring all known

Reader Reviews

Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2015.11.24
JoJo Biggins
**...

A thinly disguised and poorly executed do-over of Hitler. The author attributes The Leader's incredible abilities to being psychic. Moderately interesting until the end, at which point the author halts the story with 5th grade finesse.


SUBSCRIBE TO MANYBOOKS 

FREE EBOOKS 

Join 120,000+ fellow readers! Get Free eBooks and book bargains from ManyBooks in your inbox. 

We respect your email privacy

(advanced)
login | register

User ID

Password

reset password

Author of the Day

Deborah Swift
When Deborah Swift isn't working on her latest novel, she enjoys exploring the English countryside. It was during one of her nature walks that an "orchid guard" inspired her to write her novel, The Lady's Slipper. As our author of the day, Swift reveals why she was inspired, why she picked the 1660s as a backdrop for her book and what the orchid symbolizes.
Read full interview...