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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Jisbella fell twice , blundering against turns in the passages . Foyle took the lead
and ran , holding the twenty - pound sledge in his hand , the handle extended
before him as an antenna . Then they crashed into a blank wall and realized they
The ward doors burst open . A dozen bolts from pneumatic guns whined through
the ward , dropping the temporal patients in their gyrations . Quatt was slammed
back against a wall , dropping Foyle . A black and blue bruise appeared on his ...
The effect of the 10 - G drive on his accelerated and unprotected body was
monstrous . A creeping force took hold of him and spilled him out of the chair . He
inched back toward the rear wall of the control chamber like a sleepwalker . The
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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