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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Be quiet . Stop making a scene . Now don ' t hesitate , Chief Harris . Step up and
jaunte off . ” “ I want to talk to you . " “ Certainly not . Wait your turn , Mr . Peters .
Don ' t be in such a hurry . " “ You going to report me in the hospital ? " “ Naturally
I have to talk gutter a you half the time , me . " “ I can read and write . " “ And that '
s about all . . . which means that outside of brute strength you ' ll be useless . ” “
Talk sense , you , " he said angrily . “ I am talking sense , me . What ' s the use of ...
I can ' t talk abou — Wait I ' ll tell — " He sagged . Foyle examined the body . “
Dead , ” he muttered . “ Just when he was ready to talk . Just like Forrest . " “
Murdered . " “ No . I never touched him . It was suicide . ” Foyle cackled without
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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