The Stars My Destination Author:Alfred Bester A trailblazing novel of interplanetary intrigue and adventure that pits a solitary renegade against the empire builders of the next millennium. — "Education: None. Skills: None. Merits: None. Recommendations: None." So reads Gully Foyle's Merchant Marine card. But Gully has managed to survive for 170 days in the airless purgatory of deep space an... more »d to escape to Terra with a murderous grudge and a secret that could change the course of history.
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.
With a new introduction by Neil Gaiman and 20 b&w illustrations by Jack Gaughan.« less