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Two men began turning the ancient centrifuge by hand . It emitted a rhythmic
clanking like the pounding of a war drum . Those assembled began tramping and
chanting . They turned on the ancient autoclave . It boiled and geysered , filling
The automatic take - off siren began a howl that had not sounded in decades .
The jet chambers ignited with dull concussions . Foyle waited for the temperature
to reach firing heat . While he waited he suffered . The launch was cemented into
The kitchens began smoking and the odor of frying , broiling , and baking
pervaded the camp . Fourmyle ' s private police were already on duty , patrolling
the four acres , keeping the huge crowd of spectators back . Then , by plane , by
car , by ...
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Review: The Stars My DestinationUser Review - Bart - Goodreads
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