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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Sound became a deep garble . Color shifted down the spectrum to the red ... To Foyle's accelerated senses their bodies seemed to drift slowly , still in mid - stride , fists inching forward , open mouths emitting heavy clotted sounds .
Sound came as sight to him , as light in strange patterns . He saw the sound of his shouted name in vivid rhythms : PO Y L E F O Y L E F F O Y L E F F O Y L E F F O Y L E F O Y L E F O Y L E O Y L E F оYLE ...
Push straight through the quinine until you see something that sounds like trip hammers . You'll be safe . “ How do you know all this , Robin ? ” " I've been briefed by an expert , Gully . " There was the sensation of laughter .
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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