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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Foyle left the galley where he was sullenly heating coffee , and kicked back to the bathroom . He floated in after Jisbella and wedged himself into the alcove before the washbasin mirror . Jisbella braced herself on the basin , opened ...
Foyle held a sheaf of bank notes before the hysterical man's face . “ I'll pay for the information . ... The man smote the bank notes from Foyle's hand , leaped up and ran down the beach . Foyle tackled him at the edge of the surf .
Gully Foyle . " More than a year ago , Regis Sheffield had been hypnotically fulminated and triggered for this moment . ... He ripped open Foyle's sleeve , dug a nail deep into the hollow of Foyle's elbow and slashed .
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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