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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“ Then don't tell me . ” “ But I've got to find my mother and sisters ... I can't trust him any more . . . I've got to do it myself . ” Robin took a deep breath . “ I want to tell you about a man named Gulliver Foyle .
Look , I know all about those big hairy men who pretend to be you , but I won't tell . Read me and see . ” " You're going to hurt him and y - you want me to tell him . ” “ Who ? " “ The captain - man . The Skl — Skot— " The child ...
“ Ask her . Was she captain of the “ Vorgar ? ” “ Yes . Please , please , please don't make me go inside her any more . It's twisty and hurts . I don't like her . “ Tell her I'm the man she wouldn't pick up on September 16 , 2436.
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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