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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Captain Peter Yang - Yeovil of Central Intelligence was a lineal descendant of
the learned Mencius and belonged to . the Intelligence Tong of the Inner Planets
Armed Forces . For two hundred years the IPAF had entrusted its intelligence
Intelligence checks and finds you were aboard ' Nomad ' when she sailed . Foyle
, Gulliver : AS : 128/127 : 006 , Mechanic's Mate , 3rd Class . As if all this isn't
enough to throw Intelligence into a tizzy , you come back in a private launch that's
The bewildered Intelligence crew clustered around Y'ang - Yeovil . “ What in
God's name was that , Yeo ? ” “ I think it was our man . Gully Foyle . You saw that
tattooed face . ” “ And the burning clothes ! ” “ Looked like a witch at the stake .
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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