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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He made a note of every separate step in the Sanitation pens and reported them
to Jiz . The questions he whispered to the men around him in the shower and
scrub rooms had purpose . Together , Foyle and Jisbella built up a picture of the ...
Do step down . ” “ How have I offended you ? " “ Offended me ? Now you ' re
being ridiculous . " “ Lady Olivia . . . ( Christ ! Can ' t I say anything right ? Where '
s Robin ? ) Can we start again , please ? " “ If you ' re trying to be gauche ,
Jaunting was of no use in this tedious step - by - step cultivation . Hence Bacteria
, Inc . hired unfortunates incapable of jaunting and paid them slave wages . This
was the lowest form of labor , the dregs and scum of the Solar System ; and the ...
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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