The Stars My Destination
Publish date: 2010-02
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
I was really looking forward to read this science fiction classic by Alfred Bester. It turned out to be a major disappointment. I find it very difficult to see what is so special and "master-piece-y" about it. Sure, it has a few good ideas here and there, but it's way too erratic, too chaotic and un...
Gully Foyle is my nameTerra is my nationDeep space is my dwelling placeThe stars my destinationSci-fi from its formative days is funny. Not funny ha-ha (not always anyway), but funny-weird…at least for me. I am often unable to get over the clunky writing and wispy plots despite the many cool ideas o...
Gully Foyle is an uneducated, unmotivated thug, just barely surviving, alone in a small airtight locker on a wrecked ship in deep space. When a ship passes by after several months, Gully emits a distress flare, the ship stops long enough to notice Gully.. and then continues on... After that moment...