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 . He struggled , suffocated , felt
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
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 ! Grab no guesses
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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