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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Through the bedlam in the caverns sounded the clatter of steps close at hand .
Guards were running blindly through the Sanitation stalls . The infrared lights had
not yet been · repaired . “ They may not notice the window , " Jisbella hissed .
Then he leaned close to the mirror and inspected himself , unaware that
Jisbella's head was close to his as she too stared into the mirror . Not a mark of
tattooing remained . Both sighed . “ It's clean , ” Foyle said . “ Clean . He did the
It's going to be close . ” He thumped her shoulder and returned to the Weekender
. He left the outer hatch open , and the inner door of the airlock as well . The
ship's air emptied out immediately . Airless and stripped by Jisbella , it looked
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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