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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And I realised that what had been holding me up for so many months was the fact
that I didn't have a fiery finish in mind . I must have an attack and a finale . I'm like
the old Hollywood gag , “ Start with an earthquake and build to a climax .
Three planets and eight satellites and eleven million million people swarmed in
one of the most exciting ages ever known , yet minds still yearned for other times ,
as always . The solar system seethed with activity ... fighting , feeding , and ...
THOMPSON : The transportation of oneself from one locality to another by an
effort of the mind alone . REPORTER : You mean we can think ourselves from
say New York to Chicago ? THOMPSON : Precisely ; provided one thing is clearly
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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