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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You took their money and never intended bringing them to earth?" "It was a
racket." "And that's why you didn't pick me up?" "Would have had to scuttle you
anyway." "Who gave the order?" "Captain." "Name?" "Joyce. Lindsey Joyce." "
This Skoptsy, Lindsey Joyce, gave the order to scuttle the reffs?" "Yes." "And to let
me rot?" "Yes. Yes. Yes. For God's sake, that's enough. Let me die." "Live, you pig
-man . . . filthy heartless bastard! Live without a heart. Live and suffer. I'll keep ...
Sigurd Mags- man was broadcasting terror and anguish with such a telepathic
bray that Foyle was forced to shake the child again. "Shut up!" he whispered. "
You can't wake these dead. Now find me Lindsey Joyce." 'They're sick . . .all sick
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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