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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Either we tear the safe out of the hull and carry it back to Terra where we can
work on it , or we open it here . I vote for here . Maybe Dagenham was lying . Al
depends on what tools Sam has in the Weekender anyway . Come back to the
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 ...
A crushing shock racked the Weekender as the safe , moving slowly but
massively , rammed into the main hatch . At the same moment the white suited
figure broke out of the cluster of yellow wasps . It came rocketing up to the
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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