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
I ' m explaining . " “ He ' d be happy in the zoo , ” Baker said persuasively . “ And
he ' d be under cover there . I ' d put him in the room “ And the cyclops Shat ' 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