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 you ain ' t gonna tell nobody in the hospital about me , Miss Robin . Nobody .
" “ Let go of me ! ” Robin lashed him across his face . “ Beast ! Savage ! Don ' t
you dare touch me ! ” . Foyle released her and stepped back . The impact of her ...
thought I knew , Miss Wedne lips weren ' t to change back to my usual fascinating
self . Please sit here , Miss . . . ? ” " Wednesbury . Robin Wednesbury . ” “
Charmed . I ' m Captain Y ' ang - Yeovil . How nice of you to come and see me ,
It ' s true , Miss Wednesbury . I do finesse , but there ' s no need now . Not when
you ' ve evidently come of your own free will to offer information . ” " He ' s too
adroit . . . too quick . . . He ” . “ You sound as though you ' ve been badly tricked ...
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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