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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Go to hell . ” “ In your own primitive way you've got ingenuity and guts . You're Cro
- Magnon , Foyle . I've been checking on you . That bomb you threw in the
Presteign shipyards was lovely , and you nearly wrecked General Hospital
getting the ...
Last time we talked your dialogue consisted entirely of ' Go to hell . ' “ Go to hell ,
Dagenham , if it'll make you feel any better . ” " Your repartee's improved ; your
speech , too . You've changed , ” Dagenham said . “ Changed a damned sight too
Foyle was tinkering with that hell brew in his lab in Old St. Pat's , trying to analyze
it . ” “ I told you that in strict confidence , " Jisbella said furiously . “ I'm sorry , dear .
We're past honor and the decencies . Now look , Yeovil , there must be some ...
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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