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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Foyle smiled mirthlessly and paid . “ I was , signore . " “ I want to know about a
ship you passed out near the asteroid belt . The wreck of the Nomad . You
passed her on September 16 . Nomad signalled for help and Vorga passed her
Toujours audace . What happened to your face , Dagenham ? " Fourmyle asked
with detached curiosity . The death ' s head smiled . “ And I thought I was famous .
Radiation poisoning . I ' m hot . Time was when they said ' Hotter than a pistol .
She made no move , just stood and smiled at him in furious triumph . He
straightened . “ By God , I won ' t go down whining . " Without haste , Foyle
sauntered out of the corridor , took Jisbella ' s arm and led her back to the
reception hall .
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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