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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Give or take a few thousand . The ship was insured , but that just means that the
underwriters , Bo'ness and Uig , get the salvage rights and they're even tougher
than Presteign . However , there'll be a reward for you . Say ... twenty thousand ...
No. " " I thought so . You want his face cleaned up because you're interested in
his face . " “ Damn you , Baker , will you do the job or not ? ” " It'll cost five
thousand . ” “ Break that down . ” “ A thousand to synthesize the acid . Three
thousand for ...
I'll pay fifty thousand . Don't you want fifty thousand ? You could spend Sundays
counting it . ” The needle hammered remorselessly . Foyle's body was twitching
at each impact . “ I already got fifty thousand . I got ten times that in cash in a bank
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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