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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The side show jaunted and disappeared . Regis Sheffield rubbed his eyes and asked : “ What was that lunacy supposed to be , Dagenham ? ” “ Disturbs your legal mind , eh ? That was part of the cast of our FFCC operation .
The silver seams were the scars of an operation that had not yet faded . That operation had cost Foyle a Čr 200,000 bribe to the chief surgeon of the Mars Commando Brigade and had transformed him into an extraordinary fighting machine .
Foyle strapped the body on the operating table , opened a case of surgical instruments , and began the delicate operation he had learned by hypno - training that morning . . . an operation made possible only by his five - to - one ...
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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