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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Dagenham jaunted up to the 43rd floor of the Therapy Division and looked into
the isolated tank where Foyle floated, unconscious. He glanced at the
distinguished bearded gentlemen in attendance. "Hello, Fritz." "Hello, Saul." "Hell
of a thing, ...
Saul Dagenham walked into the laboratory. "All right," he called. "Strike. It's a
washout." The bustling scene in laboratory, office, and studio ended. The actors
quietly disappeared without another glance at Foyle. Dagenham gave Foyle his ...
I'm nowhere. I was trying to pick up another lead here tonight." "Poor Gully.
Maybe I can help you out of this jam. I can say . . . oh . . . that I made a mistake ...
or a joke . . . that you really aren't Gully Foyle. I know how to confuse Saul. I can
do it, ...
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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