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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“ Go to hell , Dagenham , if it'll make you feel any better . ” . “ Your repartee's improved ; your speech , too . You've changed , ” Dagenham said . " Changed a damned sight too much and a damned sight too fast . I don't like it .
... the nearest jaunte stage we had memorized . ” “ Which ? ” " Biarritz . " “ Traveled by night , eh ? ” “ Naturally . ” “ Do anything about Foyle's face ? " “ We tried makeup but that didn't work . The damned tattooing showed through ...
Ask Jiz . ” “ If you've got an honest deal , make an honest proposition , ” Quatt said angrily . “ Don't come prowling around like a damned tattooed tiger figuring how to pounce . We're the only friends you got .
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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