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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Presteign watched the B - 3 pit . A figure appeared , dashing swiftly toward the pit
, veering , dodging , bulling forward . It was a giant man in hospital blues with a
wild thatch of black hair and a distorted face that appeared , in the distance , to be
He followed the Jack - jaunter into the living room and watched him with
detached interest . The man howled , toppled over the edge of the crater and
flamed down into the darkness below . “ Was there a body ? " Foyle called down
But please don ' t retire yet . " " Why not ? ' Presteign refrained from telling her that
she would be safer with him . “ I ' m lonely , Olivia . We ' ll talk for a few minutes . "
“ I did a daring thing , Father . I watched the attack from the garden . " “ My dear ...
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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.
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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