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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The experimenters sealed Jaunte into an unbreakable crystal tank . They opened
a water valve , feeding water into the tank , and let Jaunte watch them smash the
valve handle . It was impossible to open the tank ; it was impossible to stop the ...
On the one hundred and seventy - first day of his fight for survival , Foyle
answered these questions and awoke . His heart hammered and his throat
burned . He groped in the dark for the air tank which shared his coffin with him
and checked it .
He swung the tank through the hatch . Four minutes had elapsed and he was
shaking and blacking out . He guided the tank down the main - deck corridor and
bulled it into the tool locker . He slammed the locker door , dogged it , found a ...
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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