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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Captain Peter Y'ang - Yeovil of Central Intelligence was a lineal descendant of the learned Mencius and belonged to the Intelligence Tong of the Inner Planets Armed Forces . For two hundred years the IPAF had entrusted its intelligence ...
9 “ We are reaffirming a three thousand - year blood feud , ” Y'ang - Yeovil explained to Presteign , who looked sufficiently unsettled by the conversation and the laughter which he did not understand . He tried a direct thrust .
Informality was the rule , and Y'ang - Yeovil was surprised and suspicious when an assistant knocked on his door and entered with elaborate formality . “ What larceny now ? ” he asked . “ Lady to see you , Yeo .
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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