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 would hold enough air from the locker to allow him five minutes in vacuum . . .
no more . Foyle opened the locker door and plunged out into the black frost of
space . The air in the locker puffed out with him and its moisture congealed into a
He was paid Qr 25 , 000 a year by the Inner Planets government to take
precautions which they trusted him to carry out . He avoided physical contact with
any person for more than five minutes per day . He could not occupy any room
Wait a minute . " Baker stood up and disappeared with a faint pop . Jisbella
paced the veranda furiously until he reappeared twenty minutes later with a
tattered book in his hands and a triumphant expression on his face . " Got it , ”
Baker said .
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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