David Selig has the power of a god, for he can project his consciousness into other minds, other bodies, other souls. He can read thoughts and feelings. His essence, as he sees it, is in this unique and formidable power — and his power is dying.
This is a fascinating portrait. Never has the experience of telepathy been conveyed so vividly, so excitingly, so chillingly. And never has Robert Silverberg creatted so moving a story, as he depicts the flux of dying and thrust toward rebirth.
"...a marvellously entertaining read." EXPRESS AND STAR
"...one of the best-written SF novels in many years." Christopher Priest, OXFORD MAIL
"David Selig is as Jewishly self-revealing as Portnoy