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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Forrest began to scream hysterically. "Who gave the order to pass her by?" "
Jesus, no! No! No!" "The records are all gone from ... Who was in command?" "No
," Forrest screamed. "No!" Foyle held a sheaf of bank notes before the hysterical
They prepared to send him into a screaming dance. Foyle tripped the
switchboard in his mouth ... She recognized Foyle, remembered what she had
tried to forget, screamed and sank to her knees. She began to cry. "That's better,"
he told her.
Kempsey awoke, screaming. Foyle leaped up, tightened the straps and leaned
over the heartless man. "Hallo, Kempsey," he said. Kempsey screamed. "Look at
yourself, Kempsey. You're dead." Kempsey fainted. Foyle brought him to with the
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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