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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She saw , around each head , an aura of the faint electromagnetic brain pattern
and , sparkling through the heat radiation of each body , the everchanging tone of
muscle and nerve . Presteign did not care for the artists , musicians , and fops ...
A hairy head thrust out of a tent . “ You stoodied for dis sbeech last night ,
Fourmyle ? " “ Damn right . For two hours I stoodied . Never took my head out of
the hypno - oven . Kleinmann on Prestidigitation . " “ No , no , no ! " the hairy man
The man sobbed and shook his head . “ On September sixteen you passed a
wreck . Out near the asteroid belt . Wreck of the Nomad , your sister ship . She
signalled for help . Vorga passed her by . Left her to drift and die . Why did Vorga
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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