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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“ Was there a body ? ” Foyle repeated gently . “ A Negro girl ? ” The woman was unintelligible . He took her by the hair and shook her , then hurled her through the crater in the living room floor . His search for a clue to Robin's fate ...
Foyle had once seen the mutilated body of one of their party guests . ... It was done without conscious thought or volition ; his body merely followed the directive taped into muscle and reflex . He left six bodies stretched on the ...
Foyle accelerated , blurred to the body , picked it up in mid - fall and carried it aft to the starboard stateroom . There were two main staterooms in the yawl , and Foyle had prepared both of them in advance .
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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