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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Now you ' re being ridiculous . " “ Lady Olivia . . . ( Christ ! Can ' t I say anything
right ? Where ' s Robin ? ) Can we start again , please ? " “ If you ' re trying to be
gauche , Fourmyle , you ' re succeeding admirably . " " Your hand again , please .
What ' s he trying to do ? What ' s happening ? " ~ He was trying to escape . Like
a trapped firefly or some seabird caught in the blazing brazier of a naked beacon
fire , he was beating about in a frenzy . . . a blackened , burning creature ...
Presteign tried to rise , and then fell back in his chair . " There must be ... Y ' ang -
Yeovil tried to protest . " The Outer ... I ' m a freak of the universe . . . a thinking
animal . . . and I ' m trying to see my way clear through this morass . Am I to turn ...
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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