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 blundered into a figure , another guard . Foyle hacked at her once with his
sledge . She shrieked and fell . The women patients began shrieking . Foyle lost
count , ran on , stopped . “ Jiz ! ” he bellowed . He heard her voice . He
A figure leaped from the roof of the hospital . It was Sam Quatt , attempting a
desperate flight . He sailed out into space , arms and legs flailing , trying to reach
the up - thrusting anti - grav beam of the nearest pit which might catch him in mid
It was a figure with its back to him vanishing down the corridor ; a figure with a
copper cauldron of provisions over its shoulder ; a figure darting , floating ,
squirming through free fall . It was Gully Foyle . “ MEEHAT JESSROT TO
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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