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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Get me Dagenham , ” he said . The operator struggled and at last put a call
through to Dagenham Couriers , Inc. This was a hundred million credit
organization of bonded jaunters guaranteed to perform any public or confidential
service for any ...
the door of the Star Chamber and Saul Dagenham was ushered in . Time was
when Dagenham was one of the Inner Planets ' research wizards , a physicist
with inspired intuition , total recall , and a sixth - order computer for a brain . But
G- " Foyle grasped Dagenham's throat , dragged him down to the floor and
hammered his head on the flagstones . Dagenham squirmed once and then was
still . Foyle ripped the goggles off his face and put them on . Sight returned in soft
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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