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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We can ' t run out on him . " Jisbella seized the trolley and ran it down the corridor
. Quatt pounded alongside her . The roaring in the hospital grew louder : “ Foyle !
Foyle ! Foyle ! " “ Leave him , for God ' s sake ! " Quatt urged . “ Let them have ...
He never bothered to look around for Dagenham or Presteign . They would
present themselves , with force and arms , in due time . He smiled at Jisbella ;
she smiled back , still in triumph . “ Thanks for running away , Gully . I never
dreamed it ...
Don ' t you ever run away ? " “ Never . Escape is for cripples . Neurotics . ... So
poised . So balanced . You ' ve been running away all your life . ... To run away
from reality by attacking it . . . denying it . . . destroying it ? That ' s what you ' ve
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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