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A Borrowed Man, by Gene Wolfe

A Borrowed Man - Gene Wolfe

Who better to solve a mystery you don’t want official investigated than a mystery writer? A mystery writer, who has spent their whole life studying crime, is perfect—especially when that writer is a cloned version that can be “checked out” from a library and threatened with all kinds of things to keep them from talking. When E.A. Smithe is checked out by Colette Coldbrook in Gene Wolfe’s A Borrowed Man, he has no idea that he’s going to land right in the middle of a huge conspiracy. Even though the case is dangerous, he has to accept because solving it might help him avoid the fate of all cloned authors: eventual burning once they’re no longer checked out...

 

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