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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They ' ll hold Yeovil up ; two hours guaranteed , three hours probably , four hours
possible . " “ How will they hold him up ? " Bunny asked . Dagenham gave him
his deadly smile . “ Standard FFCC Operation of Dagenham Couriers .
Hold on , " Foyle gasped . He explored to the left and the right . The walls of the
pool were smooth , without handhold . “ We can ' t climb out . Have to go through .
" " There ' s no air , Gully . No surface . " " Couldn ' t be forever . We ' ll hold our ...
Can I hold you to that ? " “ Oh , Gully . " “ Not that I . . . that I ' m trying to hold out
on you . If it wasn ' t for Vorga , I ' d give you all you wanted . All ! I ' ll give you
every cent left over when I ' m finished . But I ' m scared , Jiz . Vorga is tough . . .
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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