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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Bunny asked . Dagenham gave him his deadly smile . “ Standard FFCC Operation of Dagenham Couriers . Fun , fantasy , confusion , catastrophe ... We'll need all four hours . Damn ! I've disrupted your dolls , Presteign .
Then Jisbella asked in a weary voice : “ Are you going to make that deal with Gully ? ” “ Me ? No. It sounds like a thousand - to - one shot . ” “ There has to be something valuable on the ' Nomad . ' Otherwise Dagenham wouldn't have ...
he asked . No answer . " Could he have missed anywhere ? ” The stripping continued . “ It stopped hurting two days ago . " No answer . “ For God's sake , Jiz ! Is it still war between us ? ” Jisbella's hands stopped .
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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