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 gown was heavily embroidered with red and black thread illustrating
anatomical sections of the body . Jóseph was a lurid tapestry out of a surgical text
. " I pronounce you Nomad ! " Joseph intoned . The uproar became deafening .
Foyle searched for a body . Two men and a woman were in the bed in the
bedroom . The men cursed . The woman shrieked at the apparition . The men
hurled themselves at Foyle . He backed a step and pressed his tongue against
his upper ...
Was there a body in here ? ” Foyle asked . “ Negro girl . Very tall . Very beautiful .
” The man writhed and attempted to gouge Foyle's eyes . “ You keep track of
bodies , " Foyle said gently . “ Some of you Jacks like dead girls better than live
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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