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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You can get out if you'll listen to me . Turn left and climb up . Then- Foyle ! " “ He's not listening . Foylel Gully Foyle ! Can you hear us ? " " Send for Jiz . Maybe he'll listen to her . ” “ No , Robin . She'll telesend .
“ Listen to her . She's screaming . Begging . She doesn't want to die . She doesn't want to be hurt . Listen to her . " " IT WAS OLIVIA PRESTEIGN GAVE THE ORDER . OLIVIA PRESTEIGN . NOT ME . DON'T HURT ME . OLIVIA PRESTEIGN .
Will you listen ? " " I'm not dead ? " " No. " “ I'll listen . " " Your senses are all confused . It'll pass soon , but I won't give the directions in left and right or up and down . I'll tell you what you can understand now .
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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