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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They called themselves The Scientific People . The world promptly forgot them .
S.S. “ Nomad ” looped through space , neither on a course for Jupiter nor the far
stars , but drifting across the asteroid belt in the slow spiral of a dying animalcule .
Moira made enough noise to split the asteroid open , but the scientific charivari
was louder . Foyle finished his rough patching of the engine room ; he was
almost an expert by now . He picked up the writhing girl and took her to the main
So he returned to the freak planetoid in the asteroid belt between Mars and
Jupiter , the Sargasso planet manufactured of rock and wreckage and the spoils
of space disaster salvaged by the Scientific People . He returned to the home of ...
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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