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 ...
Dagenham and Presteign , on either side of Foyle , turned . A tall woman approached , stately in an ... Before the shock could seethe into his face , Foyle turned , ran six steps to the first door he saw , opened it and darted through .
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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