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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PyrE . Capital P - y - r Capital E. Pronounced " pyre ” as in funeral pyre . Tell
Dagenham we've located the PyrĒ . He's engaged to get it ... at all costs through
a man named Foyle . Gulliver Foyle . ” The courier produced a tiny silver pearl , a
He knew that the crux of the “ Nomad " situation was the presence on board the
ship of 20 pounds of Pyre , the total world supply , which was probably
irreplaceable now that its discoverer had disappeared . He knew that Sheffield
knew that ...
Foyle withdrew a slug of Pyre , the color of iodine crystals , the size of a cigarette .
one pound of transplutonian isotopes in solid solution . “ PyrE ! ” he roared to the
mob . “ Take it ! Keep it ! It's your future . PyrE ! ” He hurled the slug into the ...
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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