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Black Man's Burden

Mack Reynolds

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Book Excerpt: 
. . .He poured three stiff ones and handed drinks to Isobel and Jake.

He knew he wasn't telling her anything, but he said, "We're a king-size rumor campaign, that's what we are. We're breaking down institutions the sneaky way." He added reflectively. "A kinder way, though, than some."

"But this ... what did you call it earlier, Jake?... this Cinderella act I go through perpetually. What good does it do, really? I contact only a few hundreds of people at most. And there are millions here in Mali alone."

"There are other teams, too," Jake said mildly. "Several hundreds of us doing one thing or another."

"A drop in the bucket," Isobel said, her piquant sepian face registering weariness.

Cliff sipped his brandy, shaking his big head even as he did so. "No," he said. "It's a king-size rumor campaign and it's amazing how effective they can be. Remember the original dirty-rumor campaigns back in the States? Suppose two laundry firms were. . . Read More

Community Reviews

Although the living conditions described in the book have not disappeared, it still felt dated to me. Also, I'd been expecting more science fictional material. It portrays a future - long-range radio transceivers on the wrist - but mainly deals with people working in poor African nations trying to g

Good read

Had me glued from the start. Although it is a sci-fi fiction, it's relatable even in today's time. Checking out the next book I'm the series. I have to know what happened to El Hassan

Mack Reynolds is not a great writer. He is a great story teller. If you read for the writing then this book is not for you. Since I am not a paleface this story is more interesting to me.

Read this some time ago. Not Mack's best, but worth a read. My edition had an orange cover, not listed here.