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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By God , you almost swindled me , Foyle . Fell Captain Y ' ang - Yeovil I
congratulate him . He ' s got a better staff than I thought . ” . " I never heard of any
Y ' ang - Yeovil . ” “ You and your colleague are going to rot here . It ' s no deal .
You ' ll ...
The uniformed men were swarming all over the building , shouting : “ Foyle !
Foyle ! Foyle ! Foyle ! ” Baker disappeared with a pop . The attendants jaunted
too , deserting the trolley on which Foyle waved his arms and legs feebly ,
making faint ...
I _ ” Kempsey choked and dropped the glass , staring at Foyle in horror . " Your
face ! ” he exclaimed . “ My God , your face ! ” What happened to it ? ” " You
happened to it , you son of a bitch ! ” Foyle cried . He leaped up , his tiger face
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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