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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“ What's on the ' Nomad ' ? What makes the salvage pay off ? ” “ I don't know . ” “ You're lying . " “ I don't know , ” Foyle mumbled stubbornly . “ But there has to be something valuable . Ask Jiz . ” “ Listen , ” Quatt said , “ I'm ...
“ I had it coming to me after what I did to you when you were copped in Memphis . ” “ Running out on me was only natural , Sam . " “ We always do what's natural , only sometimes we shouldn't do it . " " I know , Sam . I know .
WHAT ? WAAT ? WHAT ? WHAT ? WHAT WHAT ? WHAT ? WHAT ? WHAT ? The checkerboard glitter of Foyle's question was too much for him . The Burning Man interpreted the Skoptsy's agony again . “ She says Olivia . Olivia Presteign .
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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