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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The man with the rebuilt skull digested that , then asked : “ We hear you when
you think , is a matter you ? " " Exactly . " “ But you don ' t hear us ? " “ Never . I '
m a one - way telepath . " “ We all hear you , or just I , is all ? " " That depends ,
Hear ' em a long way off , me . " " Them ' s Blue Jauntes . " " What ? " “ Blue
Jauntes . Every sometime a guy gets fed up with old Jeffrey . Can ' t take it no
more , him . Jauntes into the wild blue yonder . " “ Jesus . " “ Yep . Don ' t know
where they ...
Don ' t let them hear this . " " Impossible . ” " Then let ' s jaunte . " " No , " Foyle
roared . “ Let them hear this . Let them hear everything . " " You ' re insane , man .
You ' ve handed a loaded gun to children . " " Stop treating them like children and
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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