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 stopped shouting and glared at her in wild triumph . Robin backed away in alarm . ... I got something on everybody who could stop me before I kill ' Vorga ' . . . including you , Miss Robin . ” 66 “ No. ” “ Yeah .
He looked at the struggling bodies on the ballroom parquet , saw Jisbella fighting to free herself , took a step toward her and then stopped . He revolved his head , dazedly , feeling it was no part of him . The thunder never ceased .
“ Stop treating them like children and they'll stop behaving like children . Who the hell are you to play monitor ? ” “ What are you talking about ?? ' “ Stop treating them like children . Explain the loaded gun to them .
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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