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Review: The Stars My Destination

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I've tried to read all of the major classics of SF over the years. I find it a most divisive genre. For every Dune or Stranger in a Strange Land, there's a book like this. Not without its merits--it's ... Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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An ok space romp. The trippy ending is the best part. "The Stars" may be the main character's destination, but even more surely the "deep space" of obscurity is this novel's deserved "dwelling place ... Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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Hundreds of interesting ideas flood this book with not a single one of them playing any real role in the actual story. I feel slightly cheated by The Stars my Destination. The whole story, plot and ... Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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Not as good as The Demolished man. Loads of good fun interesting sf ideas but a bit rushed and disjointed. Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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There were flashes of Dick-Like brilliance, but not enough to really count. Overall--Meh. Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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Wow. Did not enjoy reading this book whatsoever, until the last 20 pages or so. I'm impressed I stuck it out to the end. I can see how it'd appeal to some, but lordy was this not my cup of tea! Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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This novel is very well built, but I can't like it. The characters are too warped for my taste. Also I don't agree with the metaphysical discussion at the end, where it is stated as obvious that the ... Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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One should only read this book whilst very very stoned, or at gunpoint. This is the scifi novel Kerouac might have written, if Kerouac had no soul. I can think of no character in this novel that I ... Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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I can see why this is a classic of the genre, but I'm not sure I agree with other reviewers who think it's a particularly good book. The characterization is poor and the plot is propelled through ... Read full review

Review: The Stars My Destination

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Whichever top science fiction book list I found this on is now dead to me. Read full review


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