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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Olivia . 1– ” . He felt a hand reach for his . “ Jiz ? ” he croaked . He became aware
that Sigurd Magsman was holding on to his hand and weeping . He picked the
boy up . “ I hurt , " Sigurd whimpered . “ I hurt too , son . ” “ Want to go home .
What's happened to you ? " she demanded . She broke away from him , her coral
eyes glittering . " Where's the man who watched the raid with me ? Where's the
unashamed savage who_ ” “ Gone , Olivia . You've lost him . We both have .
IT WAS OLIVIA PRESTEIGN GAVE THE ORDER . OLIVIA PRESTEIGN . NOT ME
. DON'T HURT ME . OLIVIA PRESTEIGN . ” “ She's telling who gave the order .
Can't you hear ? Listen with your eyes . She says Olivia . ” WHAT ? WHAT ?
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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