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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What about you ? " “ Me ? Not interested either . I don ' t want any part of Gully
Foyle again . " After another pause , Quatt asked : “ Can I go home now ? " " You '
ve had a rough time , haven ' t you , Sam ? " “ I think I died about a thousand
Tell me what you see . ” " There ' s nothing much , " he answered , looking around
and wincing . " There ' s light all over the horizon . Quick clouds of it . Above ,
there ' s a . . . a sort of sparkling effect . Like Christmas lights twinkling . " “ Oh ,
What he had seen was the past passing before his crumbling senses in the final
moment of death . What he was enduring he must endure through all time . He
was dead . He knew he was dead . He refused to submit to eternity . He beat
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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