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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If he could fire the combustion chamber , the unequal thrust of the one jet would
impart a spin to the “ Nomad . ” But he couldn't fire the jet without first having the
spin ; and he couldn't get the spin without first firing the jet . He thought his way ...
A decimilligram of PyrЕ , still adhering to a former evaporation crystal now in use
as an ash tray , kindled a fire that scorched the office of one Baker , dealer in
freaks and purveyor of monsters . Across the length and breadth of the planet
The star - like heat of the explosion ignited a hundred fires and melted the
ancient thick copper of the collapsed roof . ... The uproar of the fire was frightful ,
and the massive grind of tons of wreckage in uneasy balance was ominous .
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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