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 filled his spacesuit with air once more and capered back to the bridge . He
punched a flare button labelled : RESCUE . From the hull of the “ Nomad " shot a
sunlet that burst and hung , flooding miles of space with harsh white light . “
M'git not to kak , ” the flicker of light and shade answered . “ Oooooooh ?
Soooooo ? " the whirling raffle of debris in his wake murmured . The lemon taste
in his mouth became unbearable . The rake of talons on his skin was torture . He
NOW : Rigel in Orion , burning blue - white , five hundred and forty light years
from earth , ten thousand times more luminous than the sun , a cauldron of
energy circled by thirtyseven massive planets . . . Foyle hung , freezing and
suffocating in ...
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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