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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He leaped forward , shouted : “ Jiz ! " and staggered over the edge of a precipice . He fell and struck the water flat with a stunning impact . The icy river enclosed him , and he could not tell where the surface was .
Everyone was forced to shout and yet was fearful of the vibrations . Y'ang - Yeovil bawled the news about Foyle and Sheffield into Dagenham's ear . Dagenham nodded and displayed his deadly smile . “ We'll have to go in , ” he shouted .
+ 1 startled by the tiger - faced man who hurled a one pound slug of iodine colored alloy into their midst and shouted in the gutter tongue : “ PyrE ! You hear me , man ? You listen a me , you . PyrE is filthy death for us . Alla us !
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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