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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It sounds like a thousand-to-one shot." "There has to be something valuable on
the 'Nomad.' Otherwise Dagenham wouldn't have hounded Gully." " "I'm still not
interested. What about you?" "Me? Not interested either. I don't want any part of ...
He filled a syringe and gave her a tremendous shot of Niacin. The sobering
wrench of the drug on her pathetic flight from reality was ghastly. Her satin skin
turned ashen. The beautiful face twisted. She recognized Foyle, remembered
what she ...
Still under acceleration, never pausing to see if anyone was inside the yawl, he
shot forward to controls, tripped the release lever, and as the yawl started to float
up the anti- grav beam, threw on full 10-G propulsion. He was not strapped into ...
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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