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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He had been content to drift from moment to moment of existence for thirty years
like some heavily armored creature , sluggish and indifferentGully Foyle , the
stereotype Common Man — but now he was adrift in space for one hundred and
Do I hear a hundred credits for this expensive and lovely creature ? One hundred
, gentlemen ? She's all beauty and highly adaptable . Two ? Thank you . Three
and a half ? Thank you . I'm bid - Five ? Eight ? Thank you . Any more bids for this
They were six hundred thousand miles from ' Nomad . ” “ Six hundred thous— ? "
' Nomad ' was too far out of the shipping lanes . They wanted you to drift where
ships would pass . They took you six hundred thousand miles sunward and set ...
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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