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 . No patient has ever
Blue Jaunte . " “ Blue Jaunte ! My God , this must be real . You ' re talking the
gutter lingo . You must be real . Who are you ? ” “ Gully Foyle . " “ But you ' re not
in my cell . You ' re not even near . Men are in the north quadrant of Gouffre
... 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 tattooed 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