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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Foyle searched for a body . Two men and a woman were in the bed in the
bedroom . The men cursed . The woman shrieked at the apparition . The men
hurled themselves at Foyle . He backed a step and pressed his tongue against
his upper ...
Then he decelerated . Again the external world came to life . The jackals dropped
in their tracks , pole - axed . The man in the tricorne hat and mink suit roared . "
Was there a body in here ? " Foyle asked . “ Negro girl . Very tall . Very beautiful .
The looters and Jack - jaunters were already at work on the avenue , singly , in
swarms , furtive yet savage ; jackals rending the body of a living but helpless
animal . They descended on Foyle . Anything was their prey tonight . “ I ' m not in
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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