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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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 . "
“ I thought so . You want his face cleaned up because you ' re interested in his
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 hush . “ Space - jaunting , ” Dagenham exclaimed . “ Impossible . You
don ' t ...
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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