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 opened his hand . “ I got you right here , girl . ” He clenched his hand . “ My
mother and sisters have been trying to leave ... Foyle nodded happily and took
her shaking shoulders in his hands . “ I got you , is all , girl . You can ' t even run ...
While mechanical hands removed their uniforms , soaped , soaked , sprayed and
disinfected them , Foyle felt for the ... close at hand . Guards were running blindly
through the Sanitation stalls . The infrared lights had not yet been repaired .
He was introduced ; was addressed in a husky , silvery voice ; was given a cool ,
slim hand ; but the hand seemed to explode within his with an electric shock . It
was almost a start of mutual recognition . . . almost a joining of emotional impact .
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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