The Stars My Destination

The Stars My Destination

Fiction & Poetry, Modern & Contemporary Fiction, Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror , Science Fiction & Fantasy
Paperback Published on: 29/03/2010
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The Stars My Destination
Essential sci-fi
Alfred Bester’s classic features in pretty much any “top sci-fi books” list worth its salt and it is easy to see why. Sci-fi does date very easily, particu... READ MORE
Henry Joy at Croydon

Synopsis

Gully Foyle, Mechanic's Mate 3rd Class.

EDUCATION: none
SKILLS: none
MERITS: none
RECOMMENDATIONS: none

That's the official verdict on Gully Foyle, unskilled space crewman.

But right now he is the only survivor on his drifting, wrecked spaceship, and when another space vessel - the Vorga - ignores his distress flares and sails by, Gully becomes obsessed with revenge. He endures 170 days alone in deep space before finding refuge on the Sargasso Asteroid and returning to Earth to track down the crew and owners of the Vorga. But, as he works out his murderous grudge, Gully Foyle also uncovers a secret of momentous proportions ...

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780575094192
  • Number of pages: 256
  • Weight: 231g
  • Dimensions: 135 x 200 x 20 mm

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The Stars My Destination
Bester's Best
A dark, cyberpunk sci-fi epic. Driven by strong characters and clever ideas, 'Stars' is relentless and action-packed. The pacing is incredible and it often... READ MORE
BruceMc16