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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Alfred Bester. Introduction vii 996 professional writer of scripts for comic books -
usually stories that combined adventure and science fiction . He credits this
experience with giving him training in " visualization , attack , dialogue , and
The most obvious stylistic antecedent to Bester's novels are the novels of A.E.
Van Vogt , science fiction master of ingeniously complex plots and universe -
wrecking superheroes . Perhaps the most interesting insight into how The
Alfred Bester , “ My Affair With Science Fiction , ” an autobiographical essay
written in 1972 , to be published in England in 1975 in a collection edited by
Brian Aldiss entitled Hell's Cartographers . 6. Bester , “ My Affair With Science
Fiction . " 7.
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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