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 war news is so bad . We ' ll get to Elevation when we start memorizing the
stages on top of skyscrapers , Sgt . Logan . ” . The man with the rebuilt skull
digested that , then asked : “ We hear you when you think , is a matter you ? ” “
If Foyle ' s anywhere in the Inner Planets , he ' ll hear about it . " “ Not about it , ”
Jisbella said in despair . “ He ' ll hear it . It ' ll be the last thing any of us hear . ” “
Will and Idea , ” Presteign whispered . As always , when he returned from a
Don ' t let them hear this . ” “ Impossible . ” “ Then let ' s jaunte . ” " No , " Foyle
roared . “ Let them hear this . Let them hear everything . " “ You ' re insane , man .
You ' ve handed a loaded gun to children . ” " Stop treating them like children and
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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