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 began to weep . He started to gather his possessionsma faceless clock which
he kept wound just to listen to the ticking , a lug wrench with a hand - shaped
handle which he would hold in lonely moments , an egg slicer upon whose wires
That unfortunate man leaped forward from the waiting crowd of petitioners as
Presteign passed . “ Mr . Presteign , ” he began . “ I ' m from the Internal Revenue
Department , I must see you this morn — " Presteign cut him short with an icy
A pool began to form . Dagenham and Y ' ang - Yeovil sealed the face plates of
their armor and crawled through the break in the septum . After three minutes of
agonized struggling they realized that they could not get through the labyrinth to ...
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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