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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eagerly to the morning Sanitation period for a chance to whisper a word and hear
a word. But these fragments were not enough, and desperation came. Then there
would be another distant explosion. Sometimes the suffering men would turn ...
I'm South-900. Where are you?" "North- 111." "You're a quarter of a mile away.
How can we— Of course! It's the Whisper Line. I always thought that was a
legend, but it's true. It's working now." "Here I go, me," Foyle whispered. "Blue
She's in the Inner Planets," he repeated. "She may be on Terra." "Safe?" she
whispered. "I don't know." "Put me down." "You're cold." "Put me down." He set
her on her feet. "You destroyed me once," she said in choked tones. "Are you
trying 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