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 tried a direct thrust . " When will you be finished with Foyle ? " he asked . "
What Foyle ? " Sheffield cut in . “ What Foyle have you got ? " “ There are thirteen
of that name associated with the clan Presteign . " “ An interesting number . Did
I tried to keep him out of police hands with confusion and catastrophe . He
ducked the police , but not my way . . . his own way . I tried to keep him out of
Central Intelligence ' s hands with fun and fantasy . He stayed clear . . . again his
own way .
Presteign tried to rise , and then fell back in his chair . " There must be
forgiveness , Robin ? Will you forgive Olivia Presteign ? She murdered your
mother and sisters . " Robin turned ashen . Y ' ang - Yeovil tried to protest . " 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.
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