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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Continent Country County JAUNTE CLASS ( orricial Rating : Chook ono Only ) s M ( 1,000 miles ) : ..... D ( 500 miles ) :. c ( 100 miles ) : ..... L ( 50 miles ) : ..... X ( 10 miles ) : ..... v ( 5 miles ) : .
They were six hundred thousand miles from ' Nomad ' . " “ Six hundred thous- ? ” “ Nomad ' was too far out of the shipping lanes . They wanted you to drift where ships would pass . They took you six hundred thousand miles sunward and ...
Some of the residues had been burned off ; had gone up the chimney with smoke and vapor to drift for hundreds of miles before settling . These minute particles showed where they had finally settled in Morocco , Algeria , Libya , and ...
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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