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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Visitor badges were distributed to the party , and even Presteign of Presteign
received a badge . He dutifully pinned it on for he well knew what the result of
entry without such a protective badge would be . The entourage continued ,
winding its ...
We are reaffirming a three thousand - year blood feud , ” Yang - Yeovil explained
to Presteign , who looked sufficiently unsettled by the conversation and the
laughter which he did not understand . He tried a direct thrust . “ When will you be
Jisbella had jaunted into the Star Chamber again . “ Commando Brigade ' s
reported , ” she said . “ We know what happened to Foyle . ” “ What ? " “ Presteign
' s got him . ” “ What ! ” Both Dagenham and Y ' ang - Yeovil started to their feet .
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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