From Publishers Weekly
Copyright 1996 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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I read this book many years ago and never forgot it. I just read it again. It is a fascinating story of a world where people cannot lie because of a reliable "Truth... Read morePublished 26 days ago by Seeker of Truth
This survey of the history of the polygraph, or lie detector, seems very incomplete.
For example, the Journal of nervous and mental disease, Volume 10 (Google eBook) for... Read more
Read it 15 years ago-- enjoyed it. Decided to re-read it... enjoyed it again. Interesting concepts.Published 4 months ago by Peter
enjoyable speculation on how times might change if given a 100% accurate truth machine.
Some of the Pre-Truth Machine release political/social speculations are quite a... Read more
This was his first book. I had read "The First Immortal", his second book. It was so good I wanted to read this one.Buy both.Published 5 months ago by Kenneth
Honestly, based on so many positive reviews (especially those comparing it to 1984 and Forever War which I loved) I wanted to love this book. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Aaron Turner
Although I have to give Halperin (or his editor?) points for excusing his boring narrative style and irritating omniscient point-of-view by explaining the book was written by a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Donald J. Bingle