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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There must be something else he wants from 'Nomad.' " "Yeah, Jiz." "But you
were a fool trying to blow up 'Vorga' like that. You're like a wild beast trying to
punish the trap that injured it. Steel isn*t alive. It doesn't think. You can't punish '
"Don't be tedious, Fourmyle. Do step down." "How have I offended you?" "
Offended me? Now you're being ridiculous." "Lady Olivia . . . (Can't I say anything
right? Where's Robin?) Can we start again, please?" "If you're trying to be gauche
Presteign tried to rise, and then fell back in his chair. "There must be forgiveness
... 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
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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