And in my mind, the END of a book is what really should be good, because that is the last thing the reader reads.
This is a classic science fiction novel first published in 1952, which is a must read for anyone interested in the history of the genre.
The ending started to pick up the book a bit, but then the last chapter, like so many others, was quite disappointing.
I've read this novel when I was a teenager in the mythical Argentinean sci-fi magazine "Más Allá". I've treasured my collection for more than 50 years. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Maximiliano F Yofre
First things first, I LOVED Alfred Bester's, "The Stars My Destination". It is one of my top 10 sci-fi/fantasy books. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Vmanova
Great early sci fi. Must read for genre buffs. You will read the story that inspired many great, modern sci fi writers.Published 4 months ago by Chandlmm
An outstanding novel; a rather unusual concept for a science fiction/fantasy novel; would make a great motion picture.Published 4 months ago by catburglar
Very interesting story. Worth reading if you like Sci-fi. Fast becoming one of my favorite authorsPublished 6 months ago by J.O.
I read this as a young man in the 50's-early 60's. I have remembered it as one of the best SF novel I ever read. Tempted to buy it and read again. Read morePublished 7 months ago by Shauna O'Strick
Give this to someone you love, as one of their first science fiction books. A timeless classic combining crime drama with psychic powers in a techno-future that's charming, if a... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Mark Paul Suszko
The Demolish Man has quickly become my favorite sci-fi novel of all time. I'm a guy who appreciates a good mystery thriller, sharp and witty dialogue, and the tragedy of hubris -... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Tribal
The sheer inventiveness of Al Bester makes me green. Character development was a little lacking but was more than made up for this well-imagined 'what-if'. P.S. Read morePublished 11 months ago by quosum