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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silent, burning, staring with blind eyes. Then it disappeared. The man spread-
eagled on the ground disappeared too. He turned into a lightning blur of action
that whipped through the crew, locating and destroying cameras, recorders, ...
The entire catacomb was illuminated by the Burning Man. Foyle's image stood
before him, face hideous, clothes on fire, the blazing eyes fixed on the convulsing
Skoptsy that had been Lindsey Joyce. The Burning Man opened his tiger mouth.
The churning of the surf blinded him with the lights of batteries of footlights: »>****
**£*^ Gully Foyle and Robin Wednesbury stood before him. The body of a man
lay on the sand which felt like vinegar in the Burning Man's mouth. The wind ...
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Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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