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 stood in the clumsy sack , his devil face staring , his hands clutched in
supplication , his devil mouth making motions . Foyle stared at the old man , took
a step toward him , and then stopped , fists clenched , throat working as fury
Foyle turned his terrifying face on Robin . “ Get your hands off me , bitch ! Who
was aboard with you , Forrest ? Who gave the order ? Why ? " Forrest twisted his
head out of the water . " Twelve of us on Vorga , " he screamed . “ Christ save me
Free . Christ , what I ' ve been through . ” He drank again . “ I still can ' t believe it .
It ' s like a dream . Why don ' t you take off , man ? I — " Kempsey choked and
dropped the glass , staring at Foyle in horror . “ Your face ! " he exclaimed .
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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.
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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