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  • The Stars My Destination

    by Alfred Bester

    The Stars My Destination seems utterly contemporary, and has maintained its status as an underground classic for fifty years. (Bester fans should also note that iPicturebooks has reprinted The Demolished Man ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • The Stars My Destination

    by Alfred Bester

    He wrote radio scripts, screenplays, and comic books (in which capacity he created the original Green Lantern Oath). But Bester is best known for his science fiction novels, and The Stars My Destination may be his finest creation. With its sly potshotting at corporate skullduggery, The Stars My Destination seems utterly contemporary, and has maintained its status as an underground classic for over ... Read more

    $1.49 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Stars My Destination

    by Alfred Bester

    Narrated by Gerard Doyle

    Unabridged

    8 hours 27 min

    Marooned in outer space after an attack on his ship, Nomad, Gulliver Foyle lives to obsessively pursue the crew of a rescue vessel that had intended to leave him to die. When it comes to pop culture, Alfred Bester (1913-1987) is something of an unsung hero. He wrote radio scripts, screenplays, and comic books (in which capacity he created the original Green Lantern Oath). But Bester is best known ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • The Starcomber

    by Alfred Bester

    Take two parts of Beelzebub, two of Israfel, one of Monte Cristo, one of Cyrano, mix violently, season with mystery and you have Mr. Solon Aquila. He is tall, gaunt, sprightly in manner, bitter in expression, and when he laughs his dark eyes turn into wounds. His occupation is unknown. He is wealthy without visible means of support. He is seen everywhere and understood nowhere. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Push of a Finger

    by Alfred Bester

    The Push of a Finger—or a careless word, for that matter—can wreck the entire universe. Think not? Well, if it happened this way… ... Read more

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  • The Starcomber

    by Alfred Bester

    Take two parts of Beelzebub, two of Israfel, one of Monte Cristo, one of Cyrano, mix violently, season with mystery and you have Mr. Solon Aquila. He is tall, gaunt, sprightly in manner, bitter in expression, and when he laughs his dark eyes turn into wounds. His occupation is unknown. He is wealthy without visible means of support. He is seen everywhere and understood nowhere. ... Read more

    $0.99 USD

  • The Computer Connection

    by Alfred Bester

    A group of merry immortals request the help of the Cherokee physicist, Dr. Sequoya Guess to gain control of Extro, the Supercomputer that controls mechanical activity on Earth. With Extro's help they plan to rid the Earth of political repression and produce supermen out of ordinary human beings. But, Extro turns malevolent and the experiment soon turns into a deadly fight for Earth's future ... Read more

    $1.67 USD

  • The Science Fiction Novel

    by Basil Davenport and 4 more

    Imagination and Social Criticism3rd EditionA spectacular analysis of science fiction by the masters of the genre!Based on a 1957 lecture series at the University of Chicago.Does science fiction have any real effect as a force of social criticism? This question has been given much thought and discussion, but until the publication of this volume there was no definitive inquiry available in book form ... Read more

    $4.99 USD

  • Audiobook

    The Demolished Man

    by Alfred Bester

    Narrated by Gerard Doyle

    Unabridged

    7 hours 36 min

    In a world policed by telepaths, Ben Reich plans to commit a crime that hasn't been heard of in seventy years: murder. That's the only option left for Reich, whose company is losing a ten-year death struggle with rival D'Courtney Enterprises. Terrorized in his dreams by The Man With No Face and driven to the edge after D'Courtney refuses a merger offer, Reich murders his rival and bribes a high ... Read more

    $16.99 USD or FREE with audiobook trial

  • Fantastic Stories Presents: Science Fiction Super Pack #1

    With linked Table of Contents

    by Philip K. Dick and 39 more

    series Positronic Super Pack Series #4
    The editors at www.fantasticstoriesoftheimagination.com present Fantasy and Science Fiction from the Present, Past, and Future. The Cold Calculations by Michael A. Burstein, They Twinkled like Jewels by Philip José Farmer, Lingua Franca by Carole McDonnell, Dawn of Flame by Stanley G. Weinbaum, Don’t Jump by Jamie Wild, Youth by Isaac Asimov, Digger Don't Take No Requests by John Teehan, Lighter ... Read more

    $1.99 USD

  • Hell's Cartographers

    by Brian Aldiss and 5 more

    What motivates great science fiction writers? Why did they choose the genre? Where do they get their ideas? In this illuminating volume, six of the field's bestselling authors present lively personal histories that provide fascinating insights into the creative process — and offer inspiration for aspiring wordsmiths.In the introduction, Brian W. Aldiss observes, "Never have critics and readers in ... Read more

    $12.95 USD

  • Amazing Stories Volume 4

    by Vance Aandahl and 6 more

    series Classics To Go
    Great collection of action short stories from "The Golden Age of Science Fiction". Featured here: "1,492,633 Marlon Brandos", "Captain of the Kali", "Muck Man", "Strain", "Transfer Point", "Silence is-- Deadly", "Project Mastodon" and "The Push of a Finger". ... Read more

    $0.99 USD