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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He was guarding honor and life while he waited for servants and staff to return
from their panic - stricken jaunte to safety . He chatted imperturbably with Olivia ,
never once permitting her to realize their grave danger . " Father , I ' m exhausted
She says Olivia . " " What ! " “ She says Olivia . Olivia Presteign . Olivia Presteign .
Olivia Presteign . " The Burning Man vanished . The catacombs were dark again .
Colored lights and cacophonies whirled around Foyle . He gasped and ...
IT WAS OLIVIA PRESTEIGN GAVE THE ORDER . OLIVIA PRESTEIGN . NOT ME
. DON ' T HURT ME . OLIVIA PRESTEIGN . ” “ She ' s telling who gave the order .
Can ' t you hear ? Listen with your eyes . She says Olivia . " WHAT ? WHAT ?
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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