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 muscles writhed at each tap of the hammer , but he never moved his body .
He gripped the sides of the operating table . “ Control , ” he said through his teeth
. “ You wanted me to learn control , Jiz . I ' m practicing . ” He winced . “ Don ' t ...
Before the stunned law assistant could make a move , Sheffield swung Foyle up
to his shoulders and jaunted . He arrived in the middle of the Four Mile Circus in
Old St . Pat ' s . It was a daring but calculated move . This was the last place he ...
Don ' t ask the world to stop moving because you have doubts . " . “ Why can ' t we
all move forward together ? ” “ Because you ' re all different . You ' re not
lemmings . Some · must lead , and hope that the rest will follow . ” “ Who leads ?
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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