The Stars My Destination
Gully Foyle, Mechanic's Mate 3rd Class, is the only survivor on his drifting, wrecked spaceship. When another space vessel, the Vorga, ignores his distress flares and sails by, Foyle becomes a man obsessed with revenge. He endures 170 days alone in deep space before finding refuge on the Sargasso Asteroid and then returning to Earth to track down the crew and owners of the Vorga. But, as he works out his murderous grudge, Foyle also uncovers a secret of momentous proportions.
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An ominous foreboding paralyzed every home from Baffin Island to the Falklands
. The dying year was enlivened only by the advent of the Four Mile Circus . This
was the popular nickname for the grotesque entourage of Geoffrey Fourmyle of ...
could be heard for six miles . Fourmyle climbed ... Four white doves shook
themselves out of Fourmyle ' s sleeves and fluttered away . He regarded ... There
was a roar of laughter and cheering and the Four Mile Circus ripped into high
An hour later six followers from the Four Mile Circus waylaid the record clerk .
They were of the female persuasion and richly endowed with vice . Two hours
later , the record clerk , dazed by flesh and the devil , delivered up his information
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Get used to the language and keep reading. Lovely book that is the reason I read science fiction. Take it home and lose yourself in this new world. Read it and love it. Everything by Bester is fantastic.
Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
This book was published in 1956 – a time when traveling to the moon would still be science fiction for quite a few years. Many of its ideas were astonishing then and its plot of blind revenge ... Read full review