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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Jisbella cried . “ Wake up , girl ! Go ! " “ We can ' t run out on him . " Jisbella seized
the trolley and ran it down the corridor . Quatt pounded alongside her . The
roaring in the hospital grew louder : “ Foyle ! Foyle ! Foyle ! " “ Leave him , for God
' s ...
He fell and was smashed on the edge of the pit . Jisbella sobbed . Still
automatically retaining her grip on Foyle ' s arm , she ran across the seamed
concrete to Sam Quatt ' s body . There she let go of Foyle and touched Quatt ' s
head tenderly .
Jisbella didn ' t answer . She never took her eyes off his face . “ Why are you
staring at me like that ? " Foyle demanded . “ I ' m fascinated , ” Jisbella answered
slowly . “ By what ? ... Jisbella picked up a hand mirror and held it before him .
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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