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 . “ For God ' s ... I cover every weak spot down the line . I got something on
everybody who could stop me before I kill * Vorga ' . . . including you , Miss Robin
Could he have missed anywhere ? ” The stripping continued . “ It stopped hurting
two days ago . ” No answer . “ For God ' s sake , Jiz ! Is it still war between us ? ”
Jisbella ' s hands stopped . She looked at Foyle ' s bandaged face with hatred .
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 . He saw ...
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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