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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No time to open the safe and transport the bullion . " " If it's there . " “ Dagenham's
here , isn't he ? That's proof it's there . We'll have to cut the whole safe out of the
Nomad and get it into the Weekender . Then we blast . " “ But- " “ Just listen to me
direction , attacked the safe . It was built into the structural steel of the hull , a
massive steel ball some four feet in diameter . It was welded to the strakes and
ribs of the Nomad at twelve different spots . Foyle attacked each weld in turn with
Alfred Bester, Alex Eisenstein Phyllis Eisenstein. “ No , we bring the ship to the
safe . ” " What ? " “ Blast the safe straight out into space . Then bring the ship
around and let the safe sail right into the main hatch . Like catching a ball in your
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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