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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They put Jaunte out and went into the whys and wherefores of his instantaneous
seventy-foot journey. Teleporta- tion . . . the transportation of oneself through
space by an effort of the mind alone . . . had long been a theoretic concept, and ...
tion back to normal. Sound and color leaped up the spectrum and the two jackals
disappeared through the crater and crashed into the apartment below. "Was
there a body?" Foyle repeated gently. "A Negro girl?" The woman was
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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