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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“ Listen , ” Quatt said , “ I'm going to teach you something . We do business legitimate , see ? We don't slash and scalp . We don't hold out . I know what's on your mind . You got something juicy but you don't want to cut anybody else ...
What am I going to do ? What , in God's name , am I going to do ? " he roared in fury , the stigmata showing livid on his face . He was recalled by a desperate moan from Kempsey . He returned to the table and bent over the dissected ...
I'm not going to hurt you . " " You're a bad man with a bad face . " “ I'm your friend , Sigurd . " “ No , you're not . You want me to do b - bad things . " “ I'm your friend . Look , I know all about those big hairy men who pretend 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