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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If he could fire the combustion chamber , the unequal thrust of the one jet would
impart a spin to the Nomad . But he couldn ' t fire the jet without first having the
spin ; and he couldn ' t get the spin without first firing the jet . He thought his way
It was gutted . Foyle looked up . Above him was a ten - foot hole where the floor of
Robin ' s living room had been . The entire building stank of fire , smoke , and rot .
" Jacked , " Foyle said softly . “ This place has been jacked . What happened ?
Across the length and breadth of the planet were isolated explosions , chains of
explosions , traceries of fire , pin points of fire , meteor flares in the sky , great
craters and narrow channels plowed in the earth , exploded in the earth , vomited
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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