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A Ride For Mr Two By Four

Auhtor: Bruno Fischer

Language: english

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Review by Bob Tobias, February 2006


Rating: (****)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Ride For Mr Two By Four':

To Ride Pegasus is a 1973 book by Anne McCaffrey published by Del Rey. It is a short story collection about the origins of the Talents people with psionic powers who would play an important role in the future of humanity. Several of its stories were previously published elsewhere.

Excerpts from the Book 'A Ride For Mr Two By Four':


... for advancement. Lay it on as thick as you like in that magazine of yours. But the fact is, about all I did was throw monkey wrenches into the works-anyway, ...
... glance at me. I was sure then that he'd been aware all along that I was on his tail, and he'd been trying to shake me. He pulled over and ...
... on Eighty- something Street in Manhattan. Speeding, hell! I said. That was reckless driving. And we don't hand out tickets to out-of-state ...
... And that was odd because a few minutes ago he'd been so anxious to get his friend out of the cold. I DON'T know, mister. Maybe if I was one ...
... had to follow. My wheels wouldn't grip on the turn, and for a couple of sick moments I thought I was a goner. But I managed to right my car and high-tailed ...
... He's sleeping. He- The rest was a moan. I had the door open and was shaking the drunk's shoulder. His hat fell off the back of his skull, and ...
... ferry across to Tarrytown and drive down to Manhattan on the New York side. To my surprise, Luce stopped at once when I gave him the horn. For ...
... the blood. So many things I overlooked. You overlooked plenty, I agreed. Getting rid of that body won't do you any good-not after I've seen ...
... said 'my boy.' That means your son, doesn't it? Luce twisted around to me then. He looked so tired that it didn't seem possible that he could ...
... I know, Luce said. I guess in back of my mind that's the reason I came this way across the Lincoln Tunnel instead of heading upstate. Because ...
... You figured that if you could dispose of the body somewhere and get rid of the knife, the police would have a tough time pinning the murder on your ...
... He'd rather not face people. I called Gibbs's New York home from Paterson. He wasn't in. I made many calls. I couldn't get him. He's ...
... dumped it. He nodded weakly. There was no fight left in him. He slid over and I got behind the wheel and turned the car. In a thin dead voice he ...
... You can't get away with this, I said. You- Keep quiet! he said, and there was no mistaking that he meant it. He got a handkerchief ...
... Luce got out and walked around in the twilight. When it was completely dark, he opened the door and started to pull me out. I'm close to two ...
... was a little man carrying a weight on his back much heavier than himself. I started forward, took three steps, then stopped, remembering a thin ...
... This was Monroe Gibbs, the sweet-voiced radio tenor. His mouth and eyes went wide at the sight of me. The color rushed from his cheeks. ...
... dead eyes stare at you. And the cop standing right beside you doesn't see it at all, so you know it must be a ghost, come back from the dead to ...
... All I have to do is think of a little man who kept losing his head and doing the wrong things. I think of him getting more tired than a man could ...
... Andrew Foster Altschul, published by Harcourt in 2008. Drawing its title from the poem of the same name by Sylvia Plath, Lady Lazarus also deals with ...