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A Feast Of Demons

Auhtor: William Douglas Morrison

Language: english
Published: 1958

Genres:

short story,  science fiction,  post 1930
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Review by Stephen M. Charme, January 2005


Rating: (***)
Copyright: Public Domain in the U.S.
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Summary of the Book 'A Feast Of Demons':

If you want my opinion old Maxwell should have kept his big mouth shut... and then El Greco could not have put Earth in a frame!

Excerpts from the Book 'A Feast Of Demons':


... of us in my graduating class-that's 1940-and exactly thirty turned up for the tenth reunion. Wouldn't that turn your stomach? Only thirty Old ...
... into platinum, all that line of goodies. And accordingly the next morning, after a certain amount of Bromo and black coffee, I asked around the campus ...
... at the gadgets on the lab benches, and maybe he'd throw a switch or turn a dial, and then he'd be off again. He kept it up for ten minutes and, to tell ...
... He waved the thing that looked like a toaster on a stick. And as for what they do-well, watch. El Greco began to putter with gleamy, glassy gadgets ...
... don't have the foggiest notion of what an optical isomer is and you know it. But try and think. This isn't physics it's organic chemistry. There are ...
... you put an ice cube in a glass of warm water, for instance, the ice melts, the water cools, and you get a glass with no ice but with all the water lowered ...
... interested. I had plenty of time for reading in prison. You won't find me as ignorant as I was the last time we talked. He laughed sourly. That's ...
... from U-238, you can use them for separating gold from sea water. You can use them for damn near anything. Damn near, he concurred. Virgie, ...
... full of it. They got loose, he said grimly. But that's not the worst. You'll have to earn your million a year, Virgie. What do you mean, they got ...
... crazy way of talking. But I didn't have time to worry, in any case. Footsteps were thundering in the halls. Distant voices shouted to each other. The ...
... this time for good. He stumbled toward me. Out! It's hopeless! He turned, stared blindly at the hotel employees with their chain of buckets. You! What ...
... into my lab and I was trying to recapture some that had got away. Well, I don't guess I recaptured them all. You meanI- He nodded. Some of the ...
... lifeless zygote? I couldn't decide. It was dying, all the same. When an embryonic heart or liver is called on to do a job for a mature organism, there ...
... looked. Ugh, I said, but more or less under my breath. No, no! cried Greco. Virgie, don't you see hernose? Foolish of course I did. It was long, beaked- Then ...
... dramatic. These were young adult mice, in the full flush of their mousehood, but when these new demons got to work on them, they suddenly developed ...
... it would be equally sure. Greco began drinking heavily. It's the end, he brooded. We're licked. No, Greek! We can't give up! Wehaveto give up. ...
... happened after that wasn't funny at all. Greco didn't come out They shouted at him over the loudspeaker and eventually he answered-his voice little ...
... for roots. A giant old oak, fifty feet tall, I guess it had been there a couple of centuries, but Greco's demons changed all that it took flame ...
... like balancing a needle on the end of your nose there isn't enough space in a mouse's short span for balance, any more than there is in a needle's. But ...
... realities and the compound kept the men enslaved. George knew what he had to do.... Horace Leonard Gold No Charge for Alterations Wanta ...