Quirky and a bit funny at times, this book reminded me of Twlight Zone episodes "Wong's Lost and Found Emporium" and "The Mind of Simon Foster." I liked the interactions between Glory, Alf, Adam and the patrons - especially the one whose vocal inflections inspired Beethoven to compose his fifth symphony.
when alfred bester died, he left an unfinished manuscript. roger zelazny was invited to finish it. the book contains flashes of brilliance from both men, who were true grand masters of science fiction.