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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"Old St. Pat's. Sheffield's after the—" But Y'ang-Yeovil had turned on his heel and
was tearing back up the corridor, shouting: "Robin! Robin! Stop! Stop!" And then
their ears were bruised by the bellow of thunder. FIFTEEN Like widening rings in
"The cellars of the old RCA buildings across the street are as deep as St. Pat's." "
And?" "We'll go down and try to hole through. Maybe we can pull Foyle out from
the bottom." A squad broke into the ancient RCA buildings, abandoned and ...
He was back under Old St. Pat's, reappearing only an instant after his last
disappearance. His wild beatings into the unknown sent him stumbling up
geodesic space-time lines that inevitably brought him back to the Now he was
trying to ...
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Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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