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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Twenty million , " Foyle whispered . “ Give or take a few thousand . The ship was
insured , but that just means that the underwriters , Bo ' ness and Uig , get the
salvage rights and they ' re even tougher than Presteign . However , there ' ll be a
He no longer whispered in Sanitation . His mind came adrift and he began to
wander . He imagined he was back aboard Nomad , reliving his fight for survival .
Then he lost even this feeble grasp on illusion and began to sink deeper and ...
Here I go , me , " Foyle whispered . “ Blue Jaunte . " “ Foyle , listen to me . ... There
' s an acoustical freak in Gouffre Martel . . . they happen in underground caves . . .
a freak of echoes , passages , and whispering galleries . Old - timers call it the ...
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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