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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THOMPSON : Jaunting is like seeing ; it is a natural aptitude of almost every human organism , but it can only be developed by training and experience . REPORTER : You mean we couldn't see without practice ? THOMPSON : Obviously you're ...
What d'you mean ? ” " I told you I'd give you whatever was left over after I finished ' Vorga ' . * “ You've finished ' Vorga ' ? ” she said in surprise . “ No , dear , you've finished me . But I'll keep my promise . ” She laughed .
“ You mean you . ' “ I mean we , ” Foyle answered . “ We're going to the moon . Both of us . “ I'm leaving . ” “ You're not leaving . You're staying with me . ” " But you swore you'd- " “ Grow up , girl . I had to swear to anything to ...
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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