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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lost and marooned in the asteroid belt two centuries before when their ship had
failed. By the time their descendants were rediscovered they had built up a world
and a culture of their own, and preferred to remain in space, salvaging and ...
00 Foyle overran the asteroid with the sudden fury of a Vandal raid. He came
blasting out of space, braked with a spume of flame from the forward jets, and
kicked the Weekender into a tight spin around the junkheap. They whirled around
back into the asteroid . . . Probably living deep inside while they get the rest
repaired." "Will you help them, Gully?" "Why?" "You did the damage." "To hell with
them. I've got my own problems. But it's a relief. They won't be bothering us.
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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