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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I'm trying to save you money . " “ No you're not . “ Then I'm curious . ” “ Then let's say I'm grateful . He helped me ; now I'm helping him . " Baker smiled cynically . “ Then let's help him by giving him a brand new face . ” " No.
She made no move , just stood and smiled at him in furious triumph . He straightened . " By God , I won't go down whining . Without haste , Foyle sauntered out of the corridor , took Jisbella's arm and led her back to the reception hall ...
He smiled at Foyle . “ Sheffield's law assistant overheard part of your little discussion in Old St. Pat's . We know about the space - jaunting . ” . There was a sudden “ Space - jaunting , ” Dagenham exclaimed . “ Impossible .
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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