The stars my destination
In this pulse-quickening novel, Alfred Bester imagines a future in which people "jaunte" a thousand miles with a single thought, where the rich barricade themselves in labyrinths and protect themselves with radioactive hit men--and where an inarticulate outcast is the most valuable and dangerous man alive.
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"Interesting," Baker murmured. "Haven't seen a tattoo case in all my life. Thought
it was a dead art. I'd like to add him to my collection. You know I collect curios, Jiz
?" "Everybody knows that zoo of yours in Trenton, Baker. It's ghastly." "I picked ...
"He'd be happy in the zoo," Baker said persuasively. "And he'd be under cover
there. I'd put him in the room next to the Cyclops girl—" "The zoo is out. That's
definite." "All right, dear. But why are you worried about Foyle being recaptured?
She laughed so furiously that she startled Baker. "Let his face make him suffer too
." Baker's Freak Factory occupied a round brick threestory building that had once
been the roundhouse in a suburban railway yard before jaunting ended the ...
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This book was published in 1956 – a time when traveling to the moon would still be science fiction for quite a few years. Many of its ideas were astonishing then and its plot of blind revenge ... Read full review