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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Every so often , banks have to adjust accounts . Normally , enough trade goes on
between planets so that accounts can be balanced on paper . The war ' s
disrupted normal trade , and Mars Bank found that Presteign owed them twenty
A spaceman can go on a hell of a tear with twenty thousand credits . . . a one -
year tear . What more do you want ? " “ I don ' t know about Nomad , nothing . " “ It
' s us or Intelligence , Foyle . " “ You ain ' t so anxious for them to get me , or you ...
In twenty minutes the surveyors had laid out a camp site and the word had
spread that the Four Mile Circus was arriving . Locals from Wisconsin , Michigan ,
and Minnesota came to watch the fun . Twenty roustabouts jaunted in , each
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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