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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TWO Between Mars and Jupiter is spread the broad belt of the asteroids . Of the
thousands , known and unknown , most unique to the Freak Century was the
Sargasso Asteroid , a tiny planet manufactured of natural rock and wreckage ...
So he returned to the freak planetoid in the asteroid belt between Mars and
Jupiter , the Sargasso planet manufactured of rock and wreckage and the spoils
of space disaster salvaged by the Scientific People . He returned to the home of ...
They corked up in their spacesuits , left the Weekender , and went sprawling
through the debris in the crater into the bleak bowels of the asteroid . It was like
squirming through the crawling tunnels of giant worm - holes . Foyle switched on
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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