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The Sleep Eaters

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Madman's Nightmare?

One night a man named John went to bed as usual. But as he lay on the edge of sleep, he received a telepathic message from a world leader, and a vision into the future.

He couldn't believe that his mind was a radio receiver from an invisible space enemy so he committed himself to a mental hospital. Later he tried to tell the world about the coming space i
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Mass Market Paperback, 220 pages
Published 1963 by Manor Books Inc.
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Sep 18, 2011 Uldene Lawyer rated it really liked it
Shelves: sci-fi, 2011
the main character is getting telepathic messages from aliens planning an invasion and no one will believe him. his wife thinks he's having an affair, his friends think he's stressed, his doctors think he's insane and want to keep him under observation in a mental hospital and the government thinks he's a spy because he knows things he shouldn't. He knows that mankind is killing itself through anger and prejudice and fear and no one will listen to him or do anything to stop it.
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John Lymington (1911-1983) was born John Newton Chance in London. He was a prolific writer of short stories, children's literature, mystery and science fiction novels. An obituary in Ansible Link credits Lymington with writing over 150 novels, 'including 20+ SF potboilers', adding that he 'made a steady income by delivering thrillers to Robert Hale (the publisher) at a chapter a week'.

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