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
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 discuss . " Foyle grinned at the terror she radiated . “ Meet you in your ...
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 ...
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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