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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L ( 50 miles ) : . . D ( 500 miles ) : . . . . . . . . . . X ( 10 miles ) : . . . . . . . . C ( 100 miles
) : . . . . . . . . . . V ( 5 miles ) : The old Bureau of Motor Vehicles took over the new
job and regularly tested and classed jaunte applicants , and the old American ...
They were six hundred thousand miles from Nomad . " “ Six hundred thous — ? "
“ Nomad was too far out of the shipping lanes . They wanted you to drift where
ships would pass . They took you six hundred thousand miles sunward and set
Some of the residues had been burned off ; had gone up the chimney with smoke
and vapor to drift for hundreds of miles before settling . These minute particles
showed where they had finally settled in Morocco , Algeria , Libya , and Greece ...
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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