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 twenty - fifth century had not yet abolished God , but it had abolished
organized religion . “ No wonder the house is man - trapped , " Foyle said . “ Filthy
practices like that . Look , they ' ve got a priest and a rabbi , and that thing behind
Dagenham asked Presteign scornfully . “ Can nothing touch you ? Are you all
property and nothing else ? Go away , Jiz ! The whole thing ' s fallen apart . "
Jisbella had jaunted into the Star Chamber again . “ Commando Brigade ' s
And the next thing we learned . . . you got back aboard Nomad . " “ Impossible . " “
Man , you space - jaunted ! " Sheffield said savagely . “ You were patched and
delirious , but you space - jaunted . You space - jaunted six hundred thousand ...
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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