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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Beat. Break. Blast. Destroy— Gully!" Jisbella screamed. There was a clatter of
loose stone in the darkness, and her scream faded down and away to a heavy
splash. Foyle heard the thrash of her body in water. He leaped forward, shouted:
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.
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. Alia us! Grab no guesses, you.
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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