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 ...
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 ...
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
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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