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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Formerly aboard the Presteign Vorga . " Forrest cried out in terror . “ You were
aboard the Vorga on September 15 , 2436 . " The man sobbed and shook his
head . " On September sixteen you passed a wreck . Out near the asteroid belt .
What ' s the matter ? Does it hurt ? I died for six months , and I didn ' t whine . " “
Let me die . " “ In time , Kempsey . Your sympathetic block ' s been bypassed , but
I ' ll let you die in time , if you behave . You were aboard Vorga on September 16
You were half dead , but they took you aboard and patched you up . They put you
into a spacesuit and cast you adrift with your micro - wave on . You were
broadcasting distress signals and mumbling for help on every wave band . The
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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