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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But it ' ll take time , Gully . . . time and money ; more than you ' ve got . ” “ I got a
whole life , me . ” They murmured for hours across the Whisper Line , their voices
sounding small yet close to the ear . There was only one particular spot in each ...
Lide , Gully ; WI get rid ouffre Mara “ Not poor , " he said . “ Rich . . . soon . ” “ Yes ,
rich and empty . You ' ve got nothing inside you , Gully dear . . . Nothing but
hatred and revenge . ” “ It ' s enough . ” “ Enough for now . But later ? ” “ Later ?
Generous Gully Foyle . Be real generous , Gully . Make a run for it . Entertain me
a little . " “ Squealing like a rat ? I don ' t know how , Jiz . I ' m trained for hunting ,
nothing else . ” “ And I killed the tiger . Give me one satisfaction , Gully . Say you ...
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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