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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down the main -deck corridor and ascended the remains of a stairway to control
deck, which was no more than a roofed corridor in space. Most of the walls were
destroyed. With the sun on his right and the stars on his left, Foyle shot aft toward
As Foyle struggled up the companionway stairs to the control deck, the rubble
from the bridge came hurtling back down the corridor and smashed into him. He
was caught up in this tumbleweed in space, rolled back the length of the empty ...
Foyle battered at the walls of the labyrinth with the sledge, shattered the thin
plastic masking, and found himself in the infrared-lit south corridor of the women's
quadrant. Two women guards came up the corridor, running hard. Foyle swung
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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