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 ...
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
Ah , Fourmyle , ” Presteign said . “ This is Saul Dagenham . He can only give us
thirty minutes and he insists on spending one of them with you . ” “ Does he know
? Did he send for Dagenham to make sure ? Attack . Toujours de l ' audace .
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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