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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He knew that only time stood between him and vengeance . The sick bay orderly heard him exulting in his tank and parted the curtains . Foyle's filmed eyes looked up . The orderly could not restrain his curiosity . " You hear me , man ?
He knew that the crux of the Nomad situation was the presence on board the ship of 20 pounds of Pyre , the total world supply , which was probably irreplaceable now that its discoverer ...
“ I knew Gully Foyle was my enemy from the beginning . I never knew he was Fourmyle until we met . Ah , if only I'd known before . How much would have been saved . " " You knew and you've been laughing at me . " " No.
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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