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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"I'm aware of that," Presteign answered calmly. "He must be a stranger if he's not
jaunting in here." "I'm aware of that also." "UNKNOWN APPROACHING D FOR
DAVID FIVE. D FOR DAVID FIVE. STILL ON FOOT. D FOR DAVID FIVE ALERT.
"We can always surrender," Presteign answered. "No," Y'ang- Yeovil said. "That's
already been discussed and discarded at HQ. We know the post-victory plans of
the Outer Satellites. They involve total exploitation of the Inner Planets. We're to ...
"I've come to my senses," Foyle answered bitterly. "I don't mean that. A criminal
never surrenders while he's ahead. You're obviously ahead. What's the reason?"
"The most damnable thing that ever happened to a man. I picked up a rare ...
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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