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.
Results 1-3 of 6
But the primitive days were past; it was no longer necessary to threaten a man
with death to make him teleport. They had learned how to teach man to recognize
, discipline, and exploit yet another resource of his limitless mind. How exactly,
Thompson: If you started naked. (Laughter) reporter: I mean, would our clothes
teleport with us? Thompson: When people teleport, they also teleport the clothes
they wear and whatever they are strong enough to carry. I hate to disappoint you,
Where the Tigroid Substance does not appear, jaunting is impossible.
Teleportation is a Tigroid Function. (Applause) Any man was capable of jaunting
provided he developed two faculties, visualization and concentration. He had to
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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