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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That ' s a damned impertinent question to ask . ” “ And so was yours . When can
you let us have Foyle ? " “ When you show cause . " “ To whom ? " “ To me . ”
Sheffield hammered a heavy forefinger against his palm . “ This is a civilian
Within the space of that lag , the Intelligence Tong guaranteed to prevent any
man from saving himself . In three - fifths of a second Foyle was battered , kneed ,
hammered across the forehead , dropped to the steps and spreadeagled .
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
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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