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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They staggered and twisted through them and lost the river . They could hear it in
the darkness ; they could not get back to it . They could get nowhere . “ Lost . . . "
Foyle grunted in disgust . “ We ' re lost again . Really lost this time . What are we ...
You ' ve lost him . We both have . " " Gully ! " “ He ' s lost . " “ But why ? What have
I done ? " “ You don ' t understand , Olivia . " “ Where are you ? " she reached out ,
touched him and then clung to him . “ Listen to me , darling . You ' re tired .
Nothing is lost . We were wicked because we were alone and unhappy . But we '
ve found each other ; we can save each other . Be my love , darling . Always .
Forever . I ' ve looked for you so long , waited and hoped and prayed . . . " " 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