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.
Results 1-3 of 31
Normally , enough trade goes on between planets so that accounts can be
balanced on paper . The war's disrupted normal trade , and Mars Bank found that
Presteign owed them twenty odd million credits without any way of getting the
Twenty rooms ; twenty acres . This here's the key to my Weekender in Montauk .
You ain't temptin ' me , son . I quit while I was ahead . I'm jaunting back to Joburg
and live happy for the rest of my life . " “ Let me have the Weekender . You can ...
In twenty minutes the surveyors had laid out a camp site and the word was
spread that the Four Mile Circus was arriving . Locals from Wisconsin , Michigan ,
and Minnesota came to watch the fun . Twenty roustabouts jaunted in , each
What people are saying - Write a review
Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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