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 sodium ignited when it touched the water and flared with high heat . The heat
touched off the Hi - Thrust which burst in a needle flame from the petcock . Foyle
closed the petcock with a wrench . The ignition held in the chamber and the ...
the touch of his fingers , and the feel of glass cloyed his palate like over - rich
pastry . Smell was touch . . . Hot stone smelled like velvet caressing his cheek .
Smoke and ash were harsh tweeds rasping his skin , almost the feel of wet
She touched him once ; he made no move . She spoke the name that had been
emblazoned on his face . He made no answer . She turned and fled to the interior
of the asteroid , to the holy of holies in which Joseph reigned . " My husband has
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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