The Stars My Destination
Officially designated as lacking education, skills, merits or recommendations, Gully Foyle has managed to survive for 170 days in the airless purgatory of deep space after the wreck of his ship, and has escaped to Earth carrying a murderous grudge and secret that could change the course of history.
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Introduction THE STARS MY DESTINATION is Alfred Bester's second science
fiction novel . Its first publication in 1956 ' was a major event in the history of
contemporary science fiction . The impact of the novel , especially on the
generation of ...
After The Demolished Man , Bester wrote a “ mainstream " ( i.e. , not science
fiction ) novel about his television experiences , called Who He ? The rights to
Who He ? were sold to a reprint house ( it appeared under the title Rat Race )
and to a ...
Alfred Bester. Introduction xi the exploration of psychedelic drugs - and while I
was describing the phenomenon I suddenly thought , “ Jesus Christ ! This is for
the novel . It leads me into the climax . ” And I realised that what had been
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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