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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His muscles writhed at each tap of the hammer , but he never moved his body .
He gripped the sides of the operating table . " Control , " he said through his teeth
. “ You wanted me to learn control , Jiz . I ' m practicing . ” He winced . " Don ' t ...
He was illuminated by a roaring glow from above him and fitful flames around
him . His clothes were on fire and the tattooing was livid on his face . He moved
feebly , like a bewildered animal in a maze . “ My God ! " Y ' ang - Yeovil
Don ' t ask the world to stop moving because you have doubts . " “ Why can ' t we
all move forward together ? " “ Because you ' re all different . You ' re not
lemmings . Some must lead , and hope that the rest will follow . " “ Who leads ?
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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