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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ignored his enemies and examined the perpetual beam carved in the robot face
of the bartender , the classic Irish grin . " Thank you , " Foyle said . “ My pleasure ,
sir , " the robot replied and awaited its next cue . “ Nice day , " Foyle remarked .
Press the button and watch the robot jump . But I ' m not a robot . I ' m a freak of
the universe . . . a thinking animal . . . and I ' m trying to see my way clear through
this morass . Am I to turn Pyre over to the world and let it destroy itself ? Am I to ...
He looked at the beaming grin engraved in the steel robot face . “ But society can
be so stupid . So confused . You ' ve witnessed this conference . " “ Yes , sir , but
you must teach , not dictate . You must teach society . " " To space - jaunte ?
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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