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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After one short hour of this relief came the darkness and silence again . But every
so often . . . once or twice a week ( or perhaps once or twice a year ) came the
muffled thud of a distant explosion . The concussions were startling enough to ...
They searched through the darkness for the lifts by which soiled uniforms were
removed and fresh uniforms issued . And in the darkness the automatic hands
again soaped , sprayed and disinfected them . They could find nothing .
They blundered forward in the darkness . Foyle tore the useless set of goggles
from his eyes . They crashed against ledges , corners , low ceilings ; they fell
down slopes and steep steps . They climbed over a razor - back ridge to a level
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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