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 followed . The fierce waters drew them down , down , down , caroming from
side to side of a tunnel that had been worn glasssmooth . Foyle swam close
behind Jisbella , feeling her thrashing legs beat his head and shoulders . They
sciences , skills , and professions were drafted ; regulations and oppressions
followed . The armies and navies requisitioned and commanded . Commerce
obeyed , for this war ( like all wars ) was the shooting phase of a commercial
It was followed by a second , a third , a slow steady stream . A pool began to form
. Dagenham and Y ' ang - Yeovil sealed the face plates of their armor and
crawled through the break in the septum . After three minutes of agonized
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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