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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It was of white concrete , round , and decorated on its face with vivid black and white patterns as an aid to memory . In the center was an illuminated plaque which gave its name and jaunte co - ordinates of latitude , longitude , and ...
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 . I always thought that was a legend , but it's true . It's working now .
That's proof it's there . ... It'll mean a tough trip back but it's worth it . ... He was operating on the theory of structural strain ... to heat , freeze , and etch the steel until its crystalline structure was distorted and its ...
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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