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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LIDHANI ) passages to the automatic stalls of the women ' s Sanitation pens .
While mechanical hands removed their uniforms , soaped , soaked , sprayed and
disinfected them , Foyle felt for the glass pane of the medical observation window
Foyle thrust his big hand before Jisbella ' s eyes ; a bunch of radiant keys lay in
his palm . “ I took his keys . Come on . ” “ He gave them to you ? ” “ I took them off
his body . ” “ Ghoul ! ” She began to laugh . “ Liar . . . Lecher . . . Tiger . . . Ghoul .
Jisbella braced herself on the basin , opened an ether capsule and began
soaking and stripping the bandage off with hard , hating hands . The strips of
gauze peeled slowly . Foyle was in agony of suspense . “ D ' you think Baker did
the job ?
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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