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 listen to ...
Maybe we can get the safe aboard in the meantime . " " How , Gully ? " " I don't
know , damn it ! I don't know . ” He pounded his fists together in frustration . “ I'm
finished . ” " Couldn't we blast it out ? " “ Blast ... ? What , bombs instead of brains
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 ever ...
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Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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