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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Kind they call a Saturn Weekender . ” “ Why Saturn Weekender ? " “ Because a
weekend on Saturn would last ninety days . She can carry food and fuel for three
months . " “ Just right for me , ” Foyle muttered . He writhed and controlled himself
Roll a quarter turn . " He obeyed her almost automatically , still watching the
struggle below . The flank of the Weekender cut off any view of the trajectory of
the safe as it approached him , but he could still see Jisbella and Dagenham ' s
As Jisbella disappeared from sight behind the flank of the Weekender , Foyle set
controls and prepared for top acceleration . " Foyle ! Will you answer me ? This is
Dagenham speaking . " " To hell with you , Dagenham , " Foyle shouted .
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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.
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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