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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Sound became a deep garble . Color shifted down the spectrum to the red . The
two assailants seemed to float toward him with dreamlike languor . To the rest of
the world Foyle became a blur of action . He sidestepped the blow inching toward
Far down on the sound spectrum he heard dull concussions . They were shots .
Quick projectiles laced toward ... The Cellar Christians were pouring up into the
house somewhere , emitting the sounds of martyrs . " Wait here , ” Foyle grunted .
Sound came as sight to him , as light in strange patterns . He saw the sound of
his shouted name in vivid rhythms : F O Y L F O Y L E F 0 1 L E F OYL
F O Y L E P F F F F 0 1 L E 0 7 L E O Y L E 0 7
L E O Y L E F F F F O Y L E O Y L E O Y L ...
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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