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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But if she ' s dead . . . " Robin ' s apartment was gutted like the rest of the building
. The living room was an oval of floor around the jagged hole in the center . Foyle
searched for a body . Two men and a woman were in the bed in the bedroom .
Foyle repeated gently . “ A Negro girl ? ” The woman was unintelligible . He took
her by the hair and shook her , then hurled her through the crater in the living
room floor . His search for a clue to Robin ' s fate was interrupted by the mob from
Quite mad , ” Dagenham muttered . “ But fascinating , ” Y ' ang - Yeovil murmured
. “ There ' s got to be more to life than just living , ” Foyle said to the robot . “ Then
find it for yourself , sir . Don ' t ask the world to stop moving because you have ...
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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