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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Halfway down the corridor he passed a door frame still standing foursquare
between deck and roof . The leaf still hung on its hinges , halfopen , a door to
nowhere . Behind it was all space and the steady stars . As Foyle passed the
door he ...
On September sixteen you passed a wreck . Out near the asteroid belt . Wreck of
the ' Nomad , ' your sister ship . She signalled for help . ' Vorga ' passed her by .
Left her to drift and die . Why did ' Vorga ' pass her by ? " “ Who gave the order to
I want to know about a ship you passed out near the asteroid belt . The wreck of
the Nomad . ' You passed her on September 16 . “ Nomad signalled for help and '
Vorga ' passed her by . Who gave that order ? ” “ Ah , signore ! ” “ Who gave you ...
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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