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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Ten minutes ? Five minutes ? How would he die ? " 8 In 1956 , after completing
The Stars My Destination , Bester , who had been doing some articles for Holiday
Magazine on foreign television , was invited to return to the United States and ...
It would hold enough air from the locker to allow him five minutes in vacuum no
more . Foyle opened the locker door and plunged out into the black frost of space
. The air in the locker puffed out with him and its moisture congealed into a tiny ...
He was paid ¢ r 25,000 a year by the Inner Planets government to take
precautions which they trusted him to carry out . He avoided physical contact with
any person for more than five minutes per day . He could not occupy any room
other than ...
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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