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. "The Stars My Destination" is a classic of technological prophecy and timeless narrative enchantment by an acknowledged master of science fiction.
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ALFRED BESTER the STARS MY DESTINATION Alfred Bester was born in New
York in 1913. After attending the University of Pennsylvania, he sold several short
stories to Thrilling Wonder Stories in the early 1940s. He then embarked on a ...
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Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Bester, Alfred. The stars my destination
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lurched into the futures we now try to inhabit, and all the old SF futures found
themselves surplus to requirements, standing alone on the sidewalk, pensioned
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Get used to the language and keep reading. Lovely book that is the reason I read science fiction. Take it home and lose yourself in this new world. Read it and love it. Everything by Bester is fantastic.
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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