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Pstalemate

3.30  ·  Rating details ·  60 ratings  ·  7 reviews
Clasic Sci Fi.
Mass Market Paperback, 224 pages
Published February 12th 1986 by Del Rey (first published 1971)
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Jeremy Cox
Oct 21, 2018 rated it liked it
Interesting scifi / paranormal novel. Quite disorienting at times (intentionally so, I think). But the story moves along fairly well, and it doesn't go quite as expected. I enjoyed most of it, once I got past the extreme weirdness of the first chapter. Everything does not tie up neatly in a bow, but the ending is satisfying.
Rafeeq O.
Aug 19, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Lester del Rey's 1971 Pstalemate is an intriguing and nuanced tale of a man who suddenly realizes--despite his disdain for what he regards as merely a "current fad in science fiction," despite his singular lack of luck at any sort of guessing games, and despite apparent common sense--that he himself possesses psionic power.

It makes no sense to bight young mechanical engineer Harry Bronson. Or...well, does it? Occasionally, after all, Harry has flashes of inexplicable dread, or even voices seemin
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Derek
Dec 27, 2008 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Mike S
Nov 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: fiction-sci-fi
This is a really good story, I had no clue how it would turn out, and it become surprisingly complex and interesting. Really impressive considering when it was written, I will definitely read more by Lester Del Rey.
Nick
Sep 13, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: fiction
An intriguing novel with a most ambiguous conclusion. I liked it,
Liz Brau
Oct 27, 2009 rated it really liked it
nice mind-f novel. i think you can only read it once to get the full effect. i haven't read it a second time.
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1978 grade C-
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Lester del Rey was an American science fiction author and editor. Del Rey is especially famous for his juvenile novels such as those which are part of the Winston Science Fiction series, and for Del Rey Books, the fantasy and science fiction branch of Ballantine Books edited by Lester del Rey and his fourth wife Judy-Lynn del Rey.

aka Philip St. John
aka Eric van Lihn
aka Erik van Lhin
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