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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No. It sounds like a thousand-to-one shot." "There has to be something valuable
on the Nomad. Otherwise Dagenham wouldn't have hounded Gully." "I'm still not
interested. What about you?" "Me? Not interested either. I don't want any part of ...
We're safe together, the pair of us. They'll never dream of looking for you near me
. We can plan together, fight together, destroy them together. ..." "No. Not together
." "What is it?" she flared again. "Are you still hunting me? Is that what's wrong?
What he had seen was the past passing before his crumbling senses in the final
moment of death. What he was enduring he must endure through all time. He
was dead. He knew he was dead. He refused to submit to eternity. He beat again
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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