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
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 speed of
The apothéasis o the space adventure , never equalled in scope , augatit or
imagination , it has had enormous impact on sciences " fiction readers and
authors . " . . . Gartmér Dozor " Gülly Foyle is my name o And Terra is my nation
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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