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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If you please , Presteign , may I remind you that there is a launching ceremony at
nine , Pacific time ? You are to preside at the Vancouver shipyards . ” “ Launching
? " “ Our new freighter , the Presteign ' Princess . It will take some time to ...
Then there would be another distant explosion . Sometimes the suffering men
would turn on each other and then a savage fight would break out in Sanitation .
These were instantly broken up by the goggled guards , and the morning lecture
is Armageddon . . . Flowering Monstrosity . Tell me what you see . ' “ There ' s
nothing much , ” he answered , looking around and wincing . “ There ' s light all
over the horizon . Quick clouds of it . Above , there ' s a . . . a sort of sparkling
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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