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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Bester's Sargasso Asteroid , inhabited by the selfnamed Scientific People , is
easily as comic as Jonathan Swift's Laputa ; indeed there is a deep vein of humor
, usually broad satire , running through The Stars My Destination . “ ' You are the
He never bothered to look around for Dagenham or Presteign . They would
present themselves , with force and arms , in due time . He smiled at Jisbella ;
she smiled back , still in triumph . “ Thanks for running away , Gully . I never
dreamed it ...
Don't you ever run away ? ” “ Never . Escape is for cripples . Neurotics . " “
Neurotics . The favorite word of the Johnny - Come - Lately educated . You're so
educated , aren't you ? So poised . So balanced . You've been running away all
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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