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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I tried to keep him out of police hands with confusion and catastrophe . He
ducked the police , but not my way ... his own way . I tried to keep him out of
Central Intelligence's hands with fun and fantasy . He stayed clear . . . again his
own way .
Try . ” He was taken aback by her defiance . “ How do I know you're not bluffing ?
” " I'll give you one hint . Remember the man in Australia ? ” “ Forrest ? ” “ Yes . He
tried to tell you the names of the crew . Do you remember the only name he got ...
Presteign tried to rise , and then fell back in his chair . “ There must be ... Y'ang -
Yeovil tried to protest . “ The Outer ... freak of the universe ... a thinking animal ...
and I'm trying to see my way clear through this morass . Am I to turn PyrE over to ...
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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