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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Across the brow was tattooed JOSEPH . The “ O ” in JOSEPH had a tiny arrow
thrust up from the right shoulder , turning it into the symbol of Mars , used by
scientists to designate male sex . " We are The Scientific People , " Jóseph said .
He blinked in the light and scowled at Joseph and his innocent people gathering
before him , their faces hideously decorated . And he knew that his own face must
be flaming red and white for he saw Joseph start , and he saw the devil mouth ...
She turned and fled to the interior of the asteroid , to the holy of holies in which
Joseph reigned . " My husband has returned to us , " Moira said . " Your husband
? " “ The god - man who almost destroyed us . " Jóseph ' s face darkened with ...
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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