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 ...
If it wasn ' t for jaunting , ” Y ' ang - Yeovil said , “ the losses would have been five
times that . All the same , it ' s close to a knockout . One more punch like that and
Terra ' s finished . ” He addressed this to the assistants jaunting in and out of his ...
Charmed . I ' m Captain Y ' ang - Yeovil . How nice of you to come and see me ,
Miss Wednesbury . You ' ve saved me a long , hard search . ” " B - But I don ' t
understand . What were you doing on the Spanish Stairs ? Why were you hunting
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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