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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Alfred Bester, Alex Eisenstein Phyllis Eisenstein. could be heard for six miles .
Fourmyle climbed onto his valets ' shoulders and motioned for silence . " Oh ,
God ! It ' s going to make a speech . ” “ It ? You mean ' he , ' don ' t you ? " " No ; it .
My word , Fourmyle ! You ' re frank . " " Told you he was impudent . Very
refreshing . There ' s a parcel of damned upstarts about , young man , but they
don ' t admit it . Elizabeth , come and meet Fourmyle of Ceres . " " Fourmylel I ' ve
What a heavenly entrance that was , " Harry SherwinWilliams called . “ Outdid us
all , Fourmyle . Made us look like a pack of damned pikers . ” “ You forget yourself
, Harry , ” Presteign said coldly . “ You know I permit no profanity in my home .
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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