Maurois at his gayest and wittiest in a different genre, a parody of mankind in general, and specifically in an American...

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THE THOUGHT-READING MACHINE

Maurois at his gayest and wittiest in a different genre, a parody of mankind in general, and specifically in an American university. Dumoulin takes a chair at a university for a year and through a colleague becomes involved in the invention of a thought-reading machine, ""Psiki"" which drastically influences university activities for a time. After a brief flare of commercial success, the interest of the public wanes. There is both satire and philosophy presented in frivolous, fantastic manner. Not important but good entertainment.

Pub Date: May 25, 1938

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Harper

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: May 1, 1938