Free Live Free
"Free Live Free," said the newspaper ad, and the out-of-work detective Jim Stubb, the occultist Madame Serpentina, the salesman Ozzie Barnes, and the overweight prostitute Candy Garth are brought together to live for a time in Free's old house, a house scheduled for demolition to make way for a highway.
Free drops mysterious hints of his exile from his homeland, and of the lost key to his return. And so when demolition occurs and Free disappears, the four make a pact to continue the search, which ultimately takes them far beyond their wildest dreams.
This is character-driven science fiction at its best by a writer whom, at the time of its first publication, the Chicago Sun-Times called "science fiction's best genuine novelist."
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Review: Free Live FreeUser Review - Eddie Novak - Goodreads
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Review: Free Live FreeUser Review - Renee - Goodreads
enjoyable without being fabulous. I am not sure why but his style reminds me very much of Heinlein but that may just be me. I have read this is not his best work, which is good because I wouldn't read another if that was the case. I might try another and just see ... Read full review