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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His face looked new to him , as new as it looked to Jisbella . “ I'm changed . I don't remember looking like this . Did he do surgery on me too ? ” “ No , " Jisbella said . " What's inside you changed it . That's the ghoul you're seeing ...
... and the peripheral cells of his retina were excited into emitting a soft light . He looked down two pale beams at the corpse of a man . The corpse lay in the apartment below Robin Wednesbury's flat . It was gutted . Foyle looked ...
Objectively , this break - neck skirmish looked like a five second zigzag of lightning Foyle , broke out of the cloister , went through the main hall of the monastery , passed through the labyrinth , and reached the public jaunte stage ...
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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