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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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  • Paperback
  • 244 pages
  • The Stars My Destination
  • Alfred Bester
  • English
  • 17 March 2017
  • 0575094192

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  1. says:

    This is my favorite classic science fiction novel It is rich in incident, ambitious in conception, terse and unemotional in style, and fiercely Romantic in theme Although it is a revenge tale based on The Count of Monte Cristo, its heart is perhaps closer to Frankenstein, but to a Frankenstein in which the monster is capable of self redemption, of moving beyond isolation and bitterness...


  2. says:

    Gully Foyle is my nameTerra is my nationDeep space is my dwelling placeThe stars my destinationSci fi from its formative days is funny Not funny ha ha not always anyway , but funny weird at least for me I am often unable to get over the clunky writing and wispy plots despite the many cool ideas on display Sometimes even a premise as cool as a galaxy spanning empire held together by the prods and pokes of a few cognoscenti using an arcane sociological science still can t make a plodding plot Gully Foyle is my nameTerra is my nationDeep space is my dwelling placeThe stars my destinationSci fi from its formative days is funny Not funny ha ha not always anyway , but funny weird at least for me I am often unable to get over the clunky writing and wispy plots despite the many cool ideas on display Sometimes even a premise as cool as a galaxy spanning empire held together by the prods and pokes of a few cognoscenti using an arcane sociological science still can t make a plodding plot with artless prose and paper thin characters readable to me sorry, Mr Asimov At other times the founders of the genre can suffer by comparison to their descendants who have taken the ideas that, while new and fresh when they used them, seem old and tired when you come to the foundational works after seeing them presented elsewhere, often withcompelling characters and well crafted prose Then there are books l...


  3. says:

    I think that this book pretty much just blew my mind I mean, am I crazy, or is this one of the most profound things ever writtenYou pigs, you You goof like pigs, is all You got the most in you and you use the least You hear me, you Got a million in you and spend pennies Got a genius in you and think crazies Got a heart in you and feel empties All a you Every you Alright, you probably have to read the book to appreciate that, and you should Can I entice you further by saying that an I think that this book pretty much just blew my mind I mean, am I crazy, or is this one of the most profound things ever writtenYou pigs, you You goof like pigs, is all You got the most in you and you use the least You hear me, you Got a million in you and spend pennies Got a genius in you and think crazies Got a heart in you and feel empties All a you Every you Alright, you probably have to read the book to appreciate that, and you should Can I entice you further by saying that an android delivers the meaning of life in a radiation fueled moment of lucidity, before collapsing, about five pages before that speech How about the fact that this book contains an evil millionaire, an albino with abnormal perception, a gorgeous telepath, a radioactive courier, a slick super spy, a cold hearted, red headed jailbird, and a bionic psychopath bent on revenge Okay, I am pulling out my very last card Wait for...


  4. says:

    Gully Foyle, that s my name, me Alfred Bester has created in Gulliver Foyle one of Science Fiction s great characters The protagonist of Bester s 1956 novel The Stars My Destination is a brutish, driven by internal energies force of nature and provides the most memorable element of this archetypal SF story.That and jaunting.Bester describes a future society where personal teleportation jaunting has transformed human society in virtually every way, from economic to sociological to legal T Gully Foyle, that s my name, me Alfred Bester has created in Gulliver Foyle one of Science Fiction s great characters The pr...


  5. says:

    WOW BOB WOWGULLY FOYLE IS FAST AND FURIOUS A MADMAN OUT FOR VENGEANCE, LEFT FOR DEAD NOT ONCE BUT TWICE HE IS HUMAN JUGGERNAUT, HE IS FORCE MAJEURE, HE IS BOTH ROCK AND HARD PLACE HE HURTLES THROUGH SPACE TIME MISADVENTURE, HE WEARS MANY FACES, A LOVER AND A RAPIST, THE MOST VIOLENT MAN IN THE ROOM, THE ANGRIEST BOY EVER, A HUMAN TIMEBOMB HIS FACIAL TATTOOSA TIGER, A TIGER BURNING BRIGHTTHE ONLY GIRL FOR HIM ANOTHER SOCIOPATH THE ONLY DESTINATION FOR HIM THE STAWOW BOB WOWGULLY FOYLE IS FAST AND FURIOUS A MADMAN OUT FOR VENGEANCE, LEFT FOR DEAD NOT ONCE BUT TWICE HE IS HUMAN JUGGERNAUT, HE IS FORCE MAJEURE, HE IS BOTH ROCK AND HARD PLACE HE HURTLES THROUGH SPACE TIME MISADVENTURE, HE WEARS MANY FACES, A LOVER AND A RAPIST, THE MOST VIOLENT MAN IN THE ROOM, THE ANGRIEST BOY EVER, A HUMAN...


  6. says:

    Re Read 6 5 17 Reading this is like being on fire, snarling like a Tyger, and being the dumb brute and the intellectual mastermind at the same time Reading it a second time is like chumming up with a psychopath and learning that he s really the good guy because everyone else is just as crazy as him.And then, what else can we expect when practically everyone can Jaunte teleport practically anywhere they want Society is radically changed in the next five hundred years, and it s not just the te Re Read 6 5 17 Reading this is like being on fire, snarling like a Tyger, and being the dumb brute and the intellectual mastermind at the same time Reading it a second time is like chumming up with a psychopath and learning that he s really the good guy because everyone else is just as crazy as him.And then, what else can we expect when practically everyone can Jaunte teleport practically anywhere they want Society is radically changed in the next five hundred years, and it s not just the tech It s the human mind and all their baser instincts let loose.Still a fantastic tale Original review Wow I can see now why this is considered one of the greats of sci fi It ought to be required reading for anyone setting out to know the history of the field and what sparked the imagination of so many other writers The very ending was s...


  7. says:

    Grab no guesses you Read it, is all.This book has been quite the ride Gully Foyle is your guide in a future where teleportation jaunting is the main mode of transportation and where interplanetary tensions seem to mount up to an unavoidable Solar System War Gully Foyle is a guide you might not like very much, but boy, will he take you places You ll feast your eyes on locations such as Nightmare Theatre, Freak Factory, sub terranean prisons, a Sedative Garden and an asteroid consisting of Grab no guesses you Read it, is all.This book has been quite the ride Gully Foyle is your guide in a future where teleportation jaunting is the main mode of transportation and where interplanetary tensions seem to mount up to an unavoidable Solar System War Gully Foyle is a guide you might not like very much, but boy, will he take you places You ll feast your eyes on locations such as Nightmare Theatre, Freak Factory, sub terranean prisons, a Sedative Garden and an asteroid consisting of salvaged wreckage, inhabited by savage scientists On top of that you ll be taking short trips to the Moo...


  8. says:

    An excellent analysis of the Trump candidacy and events leading up to his election as 45 Uses both his perspective and that of the anonymous supporter to chilling effect Guest appearance by Ivanka near the end Forgive me my little joke when I picked up the classic by Bester, I had no idea what I was in for, except a classic sci fi in space, with a rather appealing title.The main character is Gully Foyle, a spacer with no real motivation in life Content to An excellent analysis of the Trump candidacy and events leading up to his election as 45 Uses both his perspective and that of the anonymous supporter to chilling...


  9. says:

    Holy shit, The Stars My Destination is a revelation How d this novel get past me for so long I picture Alfred Bester as a mad scientist, surrounded by paper and typewriters, a cigarette dangling from his mouth, knocking this fucker out in the mid 50s Bester writes likes he has to get all of his ideas out of his head RIGHT NOW, like they re going to explode if they stay in his brain too long People who buy special diseases so they can go into the hospital and hang out with cute nurses Neurol Holy shit, The Stars My Destination is a revelation How d this novel get past me for so long I picture Alfred Bester as a mad scientist, surrounded by paper and typewriters, a cigarette dangling from his mouth, knocking this fucker out in the mid 50s Bester writes likes he has to get all of his ideas out of his head RIGHT NOW, like they re going to explode if they stay in his brain too long People who buy special diseases so they can go into the hospital and hang out with cute nurses Neur...


  10. says:

    I have been trying to write a proper review since the past one week and I have to give up There are certain books which impressed me, which resist all my attempts to condense them into a few short paragraphs However, if I don t write something now, this book will join my forever unreviewed books list, so I am putting up a somewhat inchoate review.This book contains one of the most unpleasant protagonists I have ever encountered Gully Foyle is totally without ambition, content only to surv I have been trying to write a proper review since the past one week and I have to give up There are certain books which impressed me, which resist all my attempts to condense them into a few short paragraphs However, if I don t write something now, this book will join my forever unreviewed books list, so I am putting up a somewhat inchoate review.This book contains one of the most unpleasant protagonists I have ever encountered Gully Foyle is totally without a...

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