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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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 ? " " Exactly . " “ But you don't hear us ?
We'll clear the entire neighborhood . We'll get full news coverage and do a full
broadcast . 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
Don't let them hear this . ” “ Impossible . " “ Then lets 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 they'll ...
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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