The stars my destination

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Berkley Books, 1981 - Fiction - 235 pages
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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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Review: The Stars My Destination

User Review  - Lara - Goodreads

Okay, so, this is a weird book, and also it was written in the 50s, so you know, there's some stuff that's pretty darn sexist and also a few too many uses of the word "negro." And the main character ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sivoj - Goodreads

Such a let-down. Most of the novel was purely and simply The Count of Monte Cristo in space. And I don't mean that Bester paid tribute to Alexandre Dumas, I mean he blatantly borrowed all the most ... Read full review


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