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 squirmed down the main - deck corridor and ascended the remains of a stairway , to the control deck which was no more than a roofed corridor in space . Most of the walls were destroyed . With the sun on his right and the stars on his ...
Foyle studied a space manual and learned something about theoretical gravity . If he could put the “ Nomad " into a spin , centrifugal force would impart enough gravitation to the ship to draw fuel down into the combustion chamber of ...
The undivided energy of an entire human organism , of every cell , fiber , nerve , and muscle empowered that craving , and again Foyle space - jaunted . He went hurtling along the geodesical space lines of the curving universe at the ...
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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