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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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
That unfortunate man leaped forward from the waiting crowd of petitioners as
Presteign passed . " Mr. Presteign , ” he began . " I'm from the Internal Revenue
Department , I must see you this morn— " Presteign cut him short with an icy stare
Instead , it glowed white and began to flow . It streamed off the wreckage of the
crumbled roof and began searching its way downward through the jumbled stone
, iron , wood , and glass , like some monstrous molten mold creeping through a ...
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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