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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I ' ve given orders in Washington . They ' ll hold Yeovil up ; two hours guaranteed
, three hours probably , four hours possible . " “ How will they hold him up ? "
Bunny asked . Dagenham gave him his deadly smile . “ Standard FFCC
he asked . No answer . “ Could he have missed anywhere ? " The stripping
continued . “ It stopped hurting two days ago . ... Jisbella ' s hands stopped . She
looked at Foyle ' s bandaged face with hatred . “ What do you think ? " “ I asked
he asked quietly . 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
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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