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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and " Oh . . . " in a heart - rending descending note . He sank into his abyss ,
listening to her . “ There is a way out , ” his angel murmured in his ear , sweetly ,
comforting . Her voice was soft and warm , yet it burned with anger . It was the
voice of ...
Jisbella ' s voice came cold and competent over the earphones . “ You ' re
backing too fast . And incidentally , trouble ' s arrived . " He braked with the rear
jets , looking down in alarm . The surface of the asteroid was covered with a
swarm of ...
I must find out who she is , ” he added dreamily . “ If she ' s been regeared too , it '
ll be real interesting , Yeo , ” a bland voice , markedly devoid of implication , said .
“ Boy Meets Commando . " Y ' ang - Yeovil flushed . “ All right , ” he blurted .
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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