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The Stars My Destination
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
18 posts | 21 read | 13 to read
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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SpaceCowboyBooks
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Thinking about reading this one next. I've heard that it's wonderful but I'm not sure if I should read this or Demolished Man first. #sciencefiction

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rwmg
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The Count of Monte Cristo in the 25th century

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rwmg
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Lunch and a book #mycover

RamsFan1963 Excellent book choice! 2mo
rwmg @RamsFan1963 It's a great story and I am enjoying it but I'm not as blown away as every one else seems to be 2mo
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LeticiaToraci
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
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A Wrap-up picture of some of the physical books I read this Winter. I'll soon post a Wrap-up in my Blog at leticiatoraci.wordpress.com

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LeticiaToraci
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This book is a trip and you'll want to jaunt yourself after reading it, LOL. Some allowances have to be made since this was written in the 50s, but I can fully understand why this is in a science fiction masterworks list. All the settings this book goes through, often in a disturbing and very possible dystopian way, make it the revered classic that it is.

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Mtroiano
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
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Beach reads 🏖

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GypsyKat
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
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Another Audible daily deal that I just can‘t pass up today! 👍

2BR02B I picked this one up too! I liked The Demolished Man more than I expected to. 12mo
GypsyKat @2BR02B Good to know! I may have to add that to my list! 👍 12mo
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Carolyn11215
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
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Really enjoyed this quirky classic sci-fi book! #emojimadness @Tiffy_Reads @JoeStalksBeck

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rwmg
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Fun SF but but doesn't really live up to its reputation

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rwmg
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Reading with this cover

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Carolyn11215
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester

Love this description of main character...Gully Foyle, the oiler, wiper, bunkerman: too easy for trouble, too slow for fun, too empty for friendship, too lazy for love.

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mahasoor
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester

"This was a Golden Age, a time of high adventure, rich living, and hard dying... but nobody thought so. This was a future of fortune and theft, pillage and rapine, culture and vice... but nobody admitted it. This was an age of extremes, a fascinating century of freaks... but nobody loved it."

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mahasoor
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
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Been sick as a dog this week, so Bella and I have been hanging out and getting to know one another. Now I have a new reading buddy :)

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eudaemaniacal
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
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This is the first American printing outside of its serialization in Galaxy Magazine!

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jerryjose7
The Stars My Destination | Alfred Bester
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Gully Foyle is my name
And Terra is my nation
Deep Space is my dwelling place
The stars my destination

MrBook Nice! Great pic too. Welcome to @Litsy ! We hope you enjoy your stay, I think you'll like it here 😎👍🏻. 3y
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jordanerickson
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I read this straight through in 5 hours, which is as high of praise as I am able to give

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jordanerickson
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holy shit

Waynegjr Hells yes. This is a good book. 3y
Gigahurtz Is that not a bad ass quote. 2y
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KiraBruner
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A science fiction novel that I was dreading reading for my senior English class however ended up loving it so much I bought my own copy. A true adventure that closes with an intense ending that brings the entire story together.