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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lost and marooned in the asteroid belt two centuries before when their ship had
failed . By the time their descendants were rediscovered they had built up a world
and a culture of their own , and preferred to remain in space , salvaging and ...
Foyle overran the asteroid with the sudden fury of a Vandal raid . He came
blasting out of space , braked with a spume of flame from the forward jets , and
kicked the Weekender into a tight spin around the junkheap . They whirled
back into the asteroid . . . Probably living deep inside while they get the rest
repaired . " “ Will you help them , Gully ? " " Why ? " “ You did the damage . " " To
hell with them . I ' ve got my own problems . But it ' s a relief . They won ' t be
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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