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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Sheffield hammered a heavy forefinger against his palm . “ This is a civilian
matter concerning civilians . Unless war material , war personnel , or the strategy
and tactics of a war - inbeing are involved , civilian jurisdiction shall always
I don ' t mean that . A criminal never surrenders while he ' s ahead . You ' re
obviously ahead . What ' s the reason ? " " The most damnable thing that ever
happened to a man . I picked up a rare disease called conscience . " Sheffield
Sheffield plunged into the first he saw . It was Fourmyle ' s traveling library , filled
with hundreds of books and thousands of glittering novel - beads . The Jack -
jaunters were not interested in literature . Sheffield threw Foyle down on the floor
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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