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 ... Robin took a deep
breath . “ I want to tell you about a man named Gulliver ... Presteign refrained
from telling her that she would be safer with him . “ I ' m lonely , Olivia . We ' ll talk
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 fumbled with the
Tell her I ' m the man she wouldn ' t pick up on September 16 , 2436 . ... Tell her I '
ve got a stateroom aboard my yawl , fitted up just like my locker aboard ' Nomad '
where I rotted for six months . . . where she ordered ' Vorga ' to leave me to die ...
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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