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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From the hull of the Nomad shot a sunlet that burst and hung , flooding miles of space with harsh white light . “ Come on , baby you , " Foyle crooned . “ Hurry up , man . Come on , baby baby you . " Like a ghost torpedo , the stranger ...
“ There's light all over the horizon . Quick clouds of it . Above , there's a ... a sort of sparkling effect . Like Christmas lights twinkling . " “ Oh , you see so little with your eyes . See what I see !
Colored lights and cacophonies whirled around Foyle . He gasped and staggered . ... There was bright light above him , and for a moment he imagined that dawn had come already . Then he realized that the cloister was brilliantly lit with ...
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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