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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It was an age of freaks , monsters , and grotesques . All the world was misshapen
in marvelous and malevolent ways . The Classicists and Romantics who hated it
were unaware of the potential greatness of the twenty - fifth century . They were ...
The temporal freaks seemed to fill the ward with shrieking streaks . The ward
doors burst open . A dozen bolts from pneumatic guns whined through the ward ,
dropping the temporal patients in their gyrations . Quatt was slammed back
Freak men . " “ You ' re all freaks , sir . But you always have been freaks . Life is a
freak . That ' s its hope and glory . " " Thank you very much . ” “ My pleasure , sir . "
" You ' ve saved the day . " “ Always a lovely day somewhere , sir , " the robot ...
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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