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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Quatt shook Jisbella. "Go, girl! Go!" "We can't leave Foyle!" Jisbella cried. "Wake
up, girl! Go!" "We can't run out on him." Jisbella seized the trolley and ran it down
the corridor. Quatt pounded alongside her. The roaring in the hospital grew ...
Jisbella sobbed. Still automatically retaining her grip on Foyle's arm, she ran
across the seamed concrete to Sam Quatt's body. There she let go of Foyle and
touched Quatt's head tenderly. Her fingers were stained with blood. Foyle tore at
Nothing but gadgets for opening bottles and rations." Jisbella didn't answer. She
never took her eyes off his face. "Why are you staring at me like that?" Foyle
demanded. "I'm fascinated," Jisbella answered slowly. "By what?" "I'm going to
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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