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2019.10.13 22:43
2019 Book Reviews

#19 The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester.

Every once in a while it's possible to come across a novel that can only be described as amazing. This for me, was one of those.

Here I found a novel that never really slowed down and carried me along on the main character's unstoppable quest for vengeance. It was funny, sad, thought provoking, engaging and above all entertaining and supremely supremely imaginative.

The book is set at a time where humans are able jaunt (teleport) at will, have built spaceships and inhabited other planets.

It has one of the best stories of character development that I've come across and has many interesting characters with their own personalities and motivations. It also shows what a single person with enough determination, or obsession, is able to achieve.

My rating: 9.1/10
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  • Shamus 2019.10.13 22:46

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    Some of the book covers say Tiger! Tiger! This is because the novel was originally published under this title. It's a reference to William Blake's poem, The Tyger, which also appears in the novel's preliminary pages and is one of my favourite poems.
  • Reem 2019.10.13 22:52

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    Your review made it more interesting.... I'll search for it. Thanks 😊
  • 俄尔阿吉 2019.10.14 02:29

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    It seems like a science fiction
  • Jojo 2019.10.14 05:01

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    Sound good
  • Shamus 2019.10.14 05:34

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    @俄尔阿吉 It is. It has often being called the best sci fi novel ever written.
  • 俄尔阿吉 2019.10.14 05:46

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    @Shamus I will read it to find if it's true😜😜😜
  • Shamus 2019.10.14 09:50

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    @Reem @俄尔阿吉 😄

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