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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See what I see ! There ' s a dome in the sky , a rainbow dome . The colors run
from deep tang to brilliant burn . That ' s what I ' ve named the colors I see . What
would that dome be ? ” “ The radar screen , ” Foyle muttered . “ And then there
What next ? ” “ Go away . ” “ Probably religion . I can see you joining a cellar sect
with passwords like Pax Vobiscum . Bible smuggling and martyrdom for the faith .
Can ' t you ever face up to anything ? " “ Don ' t you ever run away ? ” “ Never .
This was the finish of Gully Foyle . This was eternity , and hell was real . What he
had seen was the past passing before his crumbling senses in the final moment
of death . What he was enduring he must endure through all time . He was dead .
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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