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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The mask was plucked from his face , portions of his clothes torn away , and he
was ripe and helpless for the rape of the identification cameras . Then , for the
first time in the history of the tong , their schedule was interrupted . A man
Clothes , ” Kempsey wept . “ Clothes . All over , clothes . Like filth , like sick , like
dirt . Clothes . All over , clothes . " “ Up , man . Get up . " " Clothes . All over ,
clothes . Like filth , like sick , like dirt . . . " " Kempsey , mind me , man . Orel sent
Stripped ' em . . . took their clothes , money , jewels , baggage . . . Put ' em
through the airlock in batches . Christ ! The clothes all over the ship . . . The
shrieking and the - Jesus ! If I could only forget ! The naked women . . . blue . . .
busting wide ...
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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