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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Foyle turned into the galley storeroom and began looting with the methodical speed of five months ' habit . Most of the bottled goods were frozen solid and exploded . Much of the canned goods had lost their containers , for tin crumbles ...
The amount will be five times that . " “ Fee or percentage ? " “ Both . Quarter of a million fee , and a quarter of a million guaranteed against 10 per cent of the total amount at risk . ” " Agreed . The matter ? " " PyrE .
I'm aware of that , ” Presteign answered calmly . “ He must be a stranger if he's not jaunting in here . " " I'm aware of that also . " “ UNKNOWN APPROACHING D FOR DAVID FIVE . D FOR DAVID FIVE . STILL ON FOOT . D FOR DAVID FIVE ALERT .
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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