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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It was gutted . Foyle looked up . Above him was a ten - foot hole where the floor of
Robin ' s living room had been . The entire building stank of fire , smoke , and rot .
" Jacked , " Foyle said softly . “ This place has been jacked . What happened ?
He side - stepped the blow inching toward him , walked around the man , raised
him and threw him toward the crater in the living room . He threw the second man
after the first jackal . To Foyle ' s accelerated senses their bodies seemed to drift ...
Foyle accelerated again and the Jack - jaunters were transformed into living
statues . Foyle picked up half a chair and calmly clubbed the slow - motion
figures . They remained upright . He thrust the man in the tricorne down on the
floor and ...
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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