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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That unfortunate man leaped forward from the waiting crowd of petitioners as
Presteign passed . “ Mr . Presteign , ” he began . “ I ' m from the Internal Revenue
Department , I must see you this morn — " Presteign cut him short with an icy
... equipment was reduced to less than a hundred pounds . He lumped it into a
mass , roughly bound it together with cable , and started out of the store - cave .
Joseph and his Scientific People were waiting for him , like fleas waiting for a wolf
And what about that stuff lying around waiting for someone to think it into energy
? Suppose a Jack - jaunter gets in and cracks the safe , looking for goodies ? And
then we don ' t just have dust waiting for an accidental thought , but twenty ...
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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