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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Wait , class , ” Robin called . “ There's a rush on . Everybody off the stage , please
. ” Laborers in heavy work clothes , still spattered with snow , were on their way
south to their homes after a shift in the north woods . Fifty white clad dairy clerks ...
We got time . I'll meet you in your apartment . " “ My apartment ? ” Robin was
genuinely frightened . " In Green Bay , Wisconsin . ” “ This is absurd . I've got
nothing to discuss with this , ” “ You got plenty , Miss Robin . You got a family to
But you ain't gonna tell nobody in the hospital about me , Miss Robin . Nobody . ”
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 revulsion ...
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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