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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We are reaffirming a three thousand - year blood feud , ” Yang - Yeovil explained
to Presteign , who looked sufficiently unsettled by the conversation and the
laughter which he did not understand . He tried a direct thrust . “ When will you be
Foyle pressed a tooth with his tongue 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 .
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
outside the ...
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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