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Crompton's is one of several clones whose mind is part or an individuals' w multiple-personality disorder. Crompton seek to recover and reunite the other part of himself, who turn to be an hedonistic sybarite, a psychotic killer and a catatonic mystic. To pay for the operation, he steals precious substances from the company where he works, and is pursued by his boss. Will he succeed?
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Descript. of chases or violence 10%planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 30%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 30%Descript. of society, phenomena (tech), places 30% Tone of book    -   cynical or dry-wit FANTASY or SCIENCE FICTION?    -   science fiction story Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   mental illness/nutsophrenia Story involving clones/duplicates?    -   good clones fighting bad clones Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Clones    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   blue collar worker Age:    -   40's-50's Really unusual traits?    -   Mentally ill or deluded


A substantial portion of this book takes place on a non-Earth planetary body:    -   humans in a futuristic society    -   big overbuilt futuristic city Planet outside solar system?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment scientific jargon? (SF only)    -   some scientific explanation Sex in book?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   vague references only How much dialogue?    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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