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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Once a week he endured this game of space roulette . There was a roaring in his
ears ; the air in his spacesuit was rapidly going foul . He yanked the massy
cylinder toward the ballast batch , ducked to let it sail over his head , then thrust ...
He wriggled through space like an ant dragging a log , but he had the freedom of
the “ Nomad ” for all time . He thought . In the control bridge he taught himself to
use the few navigation instruments that were still unbroken , studying the ...
Foyle hung , freezing and suffocating in space , face to face with the incredible
destiny in which he believed , but which was still inconceivable . He hung in
space for a blinding moment , as helpless , as amazed , and yet as inevitable as
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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