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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No time to open the safe and transport the bullion . " " If it ' s there . " “ Dagenham '
s here , isn ' t he ? That ' s proof it ' s there . We ' ll have to cut the whole safe out
of the ' Nomad ' and get it into the Weekender . Then we blast . ” “ But , ” “ Just ...
Alfred Bester. " Oh Gully . . . " “ We ' ve still got a chance . Maybe they won ' t spot
Sam ' s Weekender until they ' ve made a couple of revolutions . It ' s hidden in
that crater . Maybe we can get the safe aboard in the meantime . ” “ How , Gully ?
In a safe place . ” “ They ' re not safe . They can ' t ever be safe . I don ' t know
what PyrE is , but I know it ' s the road to hell , and I don ' t want Saul walking it . ” .
“ You love him that much ? ” “ I respect him that much . He ' s the first man that
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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