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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Find out who gave the order to pass you by . Punish him . ” “ Yeah . How ? " “
Learn to think , Gully . The head that could figure out how to get ' Nomad ' under
way and how to put a bomb together ought to be able to figure that out . But no
... accurate word picture of the South Quadrant . He was counting his way toward
South - 900 . He blundered into a figure , another guard . Foyle hacked at her
once with his sledge . She shrieked and fell . The women patients began
It was a figure with its back to him vanishing down the corridor ; a figure with a
copper cauldron of provisions over its shoulder ; a figure darting , floating ,
squirming through free fall . It was Gully Foyle . “ MEEHAT JESSROT , ” the sight
of his ...
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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