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The lie destroyer

Author: John Russell Fearn
Publisher: Leicester : Thorpe, 2010.
Series: Linford mystery library.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : Fiction : English : Large print edView all editions and formats
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Bobby Carson is proud of his lying expertise. His scientist father uses him as a guinea pig for a machine which destroys his ability to be dishonest, but has unhappy social consequences. Soon criminals begin exploiting the possibilities of a world without lies in a society built upon sham and pretence. And Scotland Yard, hampered by its own guilty secrets, cannot stem the tide of blackmail ... until Dr. Carson, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Detective and mystery fiction
Science fiction
Large type books
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Russell Fearn
ISBN: 9781847829795 1847829791
OCLC Number: 499849367
Notes: Linford Mystery.
Target Audience: Adult.
Description: 240 pages (large print) ; 19 cm
Series Title: Linford mystery library.
Responsibility: John Russell Fearn.

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Bobby Carson is proud of his lying expertise. His scientist father uses him as a guinea pig for a machine which destroys his ability to be dishonest, but has unhappy social consequences. Soon criminals begin exploiting the possibilities of a world without lies in a society built upon sham and pretence. And Scotland Yard, hampered by its own guilty secrets, cannot stem the tide of blackmail ... until Dr. Carson, the creator of the Lie Destroyer, again steps into the scene ...

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