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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Experts have gauged every jaunte stage in the world to accommodate peak traffic
. That ' s why private jaunte stages are small , and the Times Square stage is two
hundred yards wide . It ' s all been worked out mathematically and there isn ' t ...
stage within his New York office . It was a circular platform in a black - hung room
without windows - a masking and concealment necessary to prevent
unauthorized persons from discovering and memorizing co - ordinates . For the
Foyle shook Jisbella ' s arm and jaunted to Times Square where masses of
jaunters on the gigantic stage stared in amazement at the huge man with the
white bandaged globe for a head . The stage was the size of two football fields .
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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