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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... concussions were startling enough to distract Foyle from the furnace of
vengeance that he stoked all through the silences . He whispered questions to
the invisible figures around him in Sanitation . “ What's them explosions ? ” "
These minute particles showed where they had finally settled in Morocco ,
Algeria , Libya , and Greece with blinding pin - point explosions of incredible
minuteness and intensity . And some motes , still drifting in the stratosphere ,
revealed their ...
The explosion had split the flagstone asunder , revealing the cellars , subcellars ,
and vaults deep below the building . These too were filled with a snarl of stones ,
beams , pipes , wire , the remnants of the Four Mile circus tents ; all fitfully lit ...
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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