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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They staggered and twisted through them and lost the river . They could hear it in
the darkness ; they could not get back to it . They could get nowhere . “ Lost ... "
Foyle grunted in disgust . “ We're lost again . Really lost this time . What are we ...
What's happened to you ? " she demanded . She broke away from him , her coral
eyes glittering . " Where's the man who watched the raid with me ? Where's the
unashamed savage who_ ” “ Gone , Olivia . You've lost him . We both have .
We lost him on the Moon and found him a week later on Mars . We were bombed
again . We lost him again . He's been lost for a week . Another bombing's due .
Which one of the Inner Planets ? Venus ? The Moon ? Terra again ? Who knows .
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Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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