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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Captain Peter Yang - Yeovil of Central Intelligence was a lineal descendant of the learned Mencius and belonged to . the Intelligence Tong of the Inner Planets Armed Forces . For two hundred years the IPAF had entrusted its intelligence ...
Foyle learned the records by heart , every word , every click and crack in the tapes . He learned to loathe the voices of the lecturers : the Understanding Baritone , the Cheerful Tenor , the Man - to - Man Bass . He learned to deafen ...
This is one of the things I learned . Show you something else I've learned , if you're not chicken - livered . How to bring a twitch out of Analogue . ” Foyle opened another pocket in his battle coveralls and got to work on Forrest .
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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