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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ALFRED BESTER . . . author of just three science fiction novels: THE
DEMOLISHED MAN, THE STARS MY DESTINATION, and THE COMPUTER
CONNECTION. The first two are acknowledged classics and long-term
bestsellers. The third ...
Deep space is my dwelling place And death's my destination. He was Gulliver
Foyle, Mechanic's Mate 3rd Class, thirty years old, big boned and rough . . . and
one hundred and seventy days adrift in space. He was Gully Foyle, the oiler,
"Gully Foyle is my name." "Where are you from?" "Terra is my nation." "Where are
you now?" "Deep space is my dwelling place." "Where are you bound?" "Death's
my destination." On the one hundred and seventy-first day of his fight for ...
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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