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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For a moment Foyle ' s heart constricted ; the ship was behaving so cautiously
that he feared she was an enemy vessel from the Outer Satellites . Then he saw
the famous red and blue emblem on her side , the trademark of the mighty ...
The interior of the ship was virtually untouched . Foyle took Jisbella ' s arm and
dragged her on a quick tour of the ship and finally to the purser ' s locker where
Foyle tore at the windrows of wreckage and debris until he disclosed a massive ...
How do we get it into the ship , girl ? Can ' t keep on blasting . Haven ' t got time . ”
“ No , we bring the ship to the safe . ” “ What ? ” “ Blast the safe straight out into
space . Then bring the ship around and let the safe sail right into the main hatch .
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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