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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He circled the asteroid once more and brought the Weekender down in the
mouth of the new crater . “ We ' ll work from here , ” he said . “ Get into a suit , Jiz .
Let ' s go ! Let ' s go ! " He drove her , mad with impatience ; he drove himself .
He touched his face once , then leaped forward and gagged her . Once again he
had hold of himself . “ It shows , eh ? ” he murmured with a ghastly smile . “ Lost
my grip for a minute . Thought I was back in Gouffre Martel listening to a Blue ...
Y ' ang - Yeovil at once got down to business . " Is it true he arrived by railroad ? "
Olivia Presteign ... He chatted imperturbably with Olivia , never once permitting
her to realize their grave danger . " Father , I ' m exhausted . " “ It ' s been a trying
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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