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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He was answered outrageously . Nevertheless he grinned and handed the man
a ( r 100 note . “ Kempsey ? " he asked another . He was insulted . He paid again
and continued his saunter down the barracks distributing Or 100 notes in calm ...
Kempsey was cowering in the corner of a shower , face pressed to the wall ,
moaning in a dull rhythm that showed he had been at it for hours . “ Kempsey ? "
The moaning answered him . " What ' s a matter , you ? " “ Clothes , ” Kempsey
We can always surrender , ” Presteign answered . “ No , ” Y ' ang - Yeovil said . “
That ' s already been discussed and discarded at HQ . We know the post - victory
plans of the Outer Satellites . They involve total exploitation of the Inner Planets .
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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