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 ...
G- " Foyle grasped Dagenham's throat , dragged him down to the floor and
hammered his head on the flagstones . Dagenham squirmed once and then was
still . Foyle ripped the goggles off his face and put them on . Sight returned in soft
Foyle lifted his head out of the water . “ What are you ? Loyal ? Crazy ? Scared ?
Your kind would sell out for five thousand . I'm offering fifty . Fifty thousand for
information , you son of a bitch , or you die slow and hard . ” The tattooing
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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