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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Captain Peter Y ' ang - Yeovil of Central Intelligence was a lineal descendant of
the learned Mencius and belonged to the Intelligence Tong of the Inner Planets
Armed Forces . For two hundred years the IPAF had entrusted its intelligence
These were instantly broken up by the goggled guards , and the morning lecture
would switch on the Moral Fiber record preaching the Virtue of Patience . Foyle
learned the records by heart , every word , every click and crack in the tapes .
This is one of the things I learned . Show you something else I ' ve learned , if you
' re not chicken - livered . How to bring a twitch out of Analogue . ” Foyle opened
another pocket in his battle coveralls and got to work on Forrest .
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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