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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Foyle turned into the galley storeroom and began looting with the methodical
speed of five months ' habit . Most of the bottled goods were frozen solid and
exploded . Much of the canned goods had lost their containers , for tin crumbles
to dust ...
D FOR DAVID FIVE . STILL ON FOOT . D FOR DAVID FIVE ALERT . ” “ What in
God ' s name is he up to ? ” Black Rod exclaimed . “ You are aware of my rule , sir
, ” Presteign said coldly . LEUNKNO in vain . Pesteign cla “ No associate of 42.
FIVE South of Saint - Girons near the Spanish - French border is the deepest
abyss in France , the Gouffre Martel . Its caverns twist for miles under the
Pyrenees . It is the most formidable cavern hospital on Terra . No patient has ever
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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