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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Then he leaned close to the mirror and inspected himself , unaware that Jisbella '
s head was close to his as she too stared into the mirror . Not a mark of tattooing
remained . Both sighed . " It ' s clean , " Foyle said . “ Clean . He did the job .
Very close . Very . Now ! " A shock tore down from the north . “ And the explosions
, Fourmyle . . . They ' re not just clouds of light . They ' re fabrics , webs , tapestries
of meshing colors . So beautiful . Like exquisite shrouds . " " Which they are ...
A brilliant white gob of copper suddenly oozed down close to Foyle and splashed
ten feet below him . It was followed by a second , a third , a slow steady stream . A
pool began to form . Dagenham and Y ' ang - Yeovil sealed the face plates of ...
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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