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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Two men began turning the ancient centrifuge by hand . It emitted a rhythmic
clanking like the pounding of a war drum . Those assembled began tramping and
chanting . - They turned on the ancient autoclave . It boiled and geysered , filling
They removed the tank , turned off the lights and entered the concealed control
booth . There , they turned on the projectors . Every child in the world imagines
that its phantasy world is unique to itself . Psychiatry knows that the joys and
I ' ve outfaced them both . You look happier , Dagenham . ” Instantly he realized
the slip . Dagenham picked it up in a flash . “ Happier than when ? Where did we
meet before ? ” “ Not happier than when ; happier than me . ” Foyle turned 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