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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He knew that the crux of the “ Nomad " situation was the presence on board the ship of 20 pounds of Pyre , the total world supply , which was probably irreplaceable now that its discoverer had disappeared . He knew that Sheffield knew ...
More than a century of jaunting had so mingled the many populations of the world that racial types were disappearing . “ Didn't expect to find you open for business on New Year's Eve , ” Foyle said . “ Our Russian New Year comes two ...
door and disappeared behind the screen when another , even more famous , came clattering up in a vehicle even more fabulous . The Colas arrived in a band wagon . The Esso family ( six sons , three daughters ) , was magnificent in a ...
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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