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.
Results 1-3 of 13
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 ...
He came face to face with Saul Dagenham. He stood paralyzed, coercing blood
and bowels. "Ah, Fourmyle," Presteign said. "This is Saul Dagenham. He can
only give us thirty minutes and he insists on spending one of them with you." "
00 Saul Dagenham left the darkened bedroom. A moment later it was flooded
with light as one wall illuminated. It seemed as though a giant mirror reflected
Jisbella's bedroom, but with one odd quirk. Jisbella lay in the bed alone, but in
What people are saying - Write a review
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