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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Come on . " The rush of the river grew louder as their strength began to fail .
Jisbella pulled to a halt at last , gasping . “ Gully , I ' ve got to rest . ” “ Too cold .
Keep moving . " “ I can ' t . " “ Keep moving . " He felt for her arm . “ Get your hands
But I ' ll keep my promise . " She laughed . “ Generous Gully Foyle . Be real
generous , Gully . Make a run for it . Entertain me a little . ” " Squealing like a rat ?
I don ' t know how , Jiz . I ' m trained for hunting , nothing else . " " And I killed the
Oh Saul . . . you promised me . No more working and fretting and running . Aren ' t
you going to keep your promise ? " " I can ' t with a war on . " " To hell with the war
. You sacrificed enough up at Tycho Sands . They can ' t ask any more of you .
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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