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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The head of the Presteign clan was a familiar sight to New York jaunters. Iron
gray, handsome, powerful, impeccably dressed and mannered in the old-
fashioned style, Presteign of Presteign was the epitome of the socially elect, for
he was so ...
G—" Foyle grasped Dagenham's throat, dragged him down to the floor and
hammered his head on the flagstones. Dagen- ham squirmed once and then was
still. Foyle ripped the goggles off his face and put them on. Sight returned in soft ...
"You're drowning him!" Robin cried. "Let him suffer a little. Water's easier than
vacuum. I suffered for six months. Who gave the order, Forrest?" The man
bubbled and choked. Foyle lifted his head out of the water. "What are you? Loyal
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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