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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Saul Dagenham walked into the laboratory . “ All right , " he called . “ Strike . It '
s a washout . ” The bustling scene in laboratory , office , and studio ended . The
actors quietly disappeared without another glance at Foyle . Dagenham gave
Good morning , " said Saul Dagenham . “ You ? " Foyle exclaimed . " Me . I ' ve
got five minutes . Sit down . Chair behind you . " Foyle felt for the chair and sat
down slowly . “ Enjoying yourself ? " Dagenham inquired . " What do you want ...
She touched it with her fingertip ; a black dot appeared . She moved her finger
and the dot elongated into a line . With quick strokes she sketched the hideous
swirls and blazons of a devil mask . Saul Dagenham left the darkened bedroom .
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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