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 thought his way out of the deadlock ; he was inspired by “ Vorga . " Foyle opened the drainage petcock in the combustion chamber of the jet and tortuously filled the chamber with fuel by hand . He had primed the pump .
I thought Sam retired from the rackets . " “ He did , ” Jisbella said grimly , “ But he owes me a favor . He's minding Foyle . They're circulating on the jaunte to stay ahead of the cops . " Interesting , " Baker murmured .
“ More machine than man , " he thought . He dressed , rejected the extravagant apparel of Fourmyle of Ceres for the anonymous black coverall of action . He jaunted to Robin Wednesbury's apartment in the lonely building amidst the ...
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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