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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Rodg Kempsey Barrack 3 Bacteria, Inc. Mare Nubium Moon "By God!" Foyle
exclaimed. "This is the lead. We can't fail this time. We'll know what to do. He'll
spill everything . . . everything." He grinned at Robin. "We leave for the moon
He nodded, almost guiltily. "It's ridiculous. Grotesque. But I am. You've changed
me completely. I'm a sane man again." He pressed his face to the wall too, and
they kissed through three inches of lead glass. 00 Mare Nubium was ideally
ous sun they were tended, shielded, regulated, nurtured . . . the field workers
trudging up and down the catwalks in spacesuits. As the sunset line crept toward
Mare Nubium, the vats were harvested and then left to freeze and sterilize in the
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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.
Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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