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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Fight. Punch. That's all you know. Beat. Break. Blast. Destroy— Gully!" Jisbella
screamed. There was a clatter of loose stone in the darkness, and her scream
faded down and away to a heavy splash. Foyle heard the thrash of her body in
Forrest began to scream hysterically. "Who gave the order to pass her by?" "
Jesus, no! No! No!" "The records are all gone from the Bo'ness & Uig files.
Someone got to them before me. Who was that? Who was aboard Vorga? Who
Kempsey awoke, screaming. Foyle leaped up, tightened the straps and leaned
over the heartless man. "Hallo, Kempsey," he said. Kempsey screamed. "Look at
yourself, Kempsey. You're dead." Kempsey fainted. Foyle brought him to with the
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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