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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For a moment Foyle ' s heart constricted ; the ship was behaving so cautiously
that he feared she was an enemy vessel from the Outer Satellites . Then he saw
the famous red and blue emblem on her side , the trademark of the mighty ...
Because a weekend on Saturn would last ninety days . She can carry food and
fuel for three months . " “ Just right for me , ” Foyle muttered . He writhed and
controlled himself . “ Sam , I want to rent your ship . ” “ What for ? " “ Something
Then bring the ship around and let the safe sail right into the main hatch . Like
catching a ball in your hat . See ? " He saw . “ By God , Jiz , we can do it . ” Foyle
leaped to the pile of equipment and began sorting out sticks of dynamite gelatine
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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