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The Infinite Man

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The God Within
IT lived in Milton Bradford
IT could make planets Vanish, Alter mathematical constants, erase the laws of chance.
IT had the power to change the entire universe...
Or Destroy it utterly
Paperback, First Edition, 202 pages
Published April 1973 by Bantam (first published 1966)
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Scott Nieradka
Egads! This book deserves a negative six stars or a five, im not sure which. Its been a long time since ive involuntarily defenistrated a book, but page 139 did it. Deep hurting. No, really, i havent come across a book since I,weapon, or Kajira of Gor that could maintain such a constant kick in the groin style of pain. But it does it, from start to finish, it exudes sucktastitude off of every freaking page. Amazing. Stunning. ill be bitter for years.

So yeah, the plot. Some scientist schmucks are
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Robyn
I remember reading this book a few years back, getting to the end of it and asking myself "WTF did I just read?"

There is some really neat conceptual stuff at the end, but for the most part, I found all the characters unlikable, and their actions to be utterly mystifying.

The biggest problem, though, was the use of slang. I'm all for writing the way people talk, but I'll be shocked if anyone has EVER talked like this. It's like an alien listened to some beatniks and decided that was how the engli
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Timothy
Mar 03, 2013 Timothy rated it 2 of 5 stars
Shelves: sf
I was listening to a lecture given by Prof. Richard Dawkins, and during the Q & A session someone asked him about his favourite science-fiction novels. One of the authors he mentioned, of whom I'd never heard, was Daniel F. Galouye. He mentioned specifically Galouye's novel Dark Universe . I have a lot of respect for Dawkins, so I did a search on Daniel Galouye and discovered that he's rather well-regarded, if a little obscure. In 2007, he won the Cordwainer Smith Rediscovery Award, an award ...more
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Galouye è risucito ad unire le principali tesi gnostiche con la fantascienza in due novelle ben scritte, anche se a tratti un poco cervellotiche.
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Daniel Francis Galouye (11 February 1920, New Orleans, Louisiana – 7 September 1976, New Orleans, Louisiana) was an American science fiction writer. During the 1950s and 1960s, he contributed novelettes and short stories to various digest size science fiction magazines, sometimes writing under the pseudonym Louis G. Daniels.

After Galoyue (pronounced Gah-lou-ey) graduated from Louisiana State Unive
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