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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FIVE South of Saint - Girons near the Spanish - French border is the deepest abyss in France , the Gouffre Martel . Its caverns twist for miles under the Pyrenees . It is the most formidable cavern hospital on Terra .
Men are in the north quadrant of Gouffre Martel . Women are in the south . I'm South - 900 . Where are you ? ” “ North - 111 . " “ You're a quarter of a mile away . How can we - Of course ! It's the Whisper Line .
The first that ever broke out of Gouffre Martel . The cops won't rest until they've got us back . This is extra - special for them . ” “ But- ” “ How long d'you think we can stay out of Gouffre Martel with Foyle running around with that ...
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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