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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The sodium ignited when it touched the water and flared with high heat . The heat
touched off the Hi - Thrust which burst in a needle flame from the petcock . Foyle
closed the petcock with a wrench . The ignition held in the chamber and the ...
Touch was taste to him ... the feel of wood was acrid and chalky in his mouth ,
metal was salt , stone tasted soursweet to the touch of his fingers , and the feel of
glass cloyed his palate like over - rich pastry . Smell was touch ... Hot stone
She touched him once ; he made no move . She spoke the name that had been
emblazoned on his face . He made no answer . She turned and fled to the interior
of the asteroid , to the holy of holies in which Joseph reigned . " My husband has
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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