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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He learned to loathe the voices of the lecturers : the Understanding Baritone , the
Cheerful Tenor , the Man - to - Man Bass . He learned to deafen himself to the
therapeutic monotony and perform his occupational therapy mechanically , but
He heard Jisbella answer , her voice faint and muffled by the roaring torrent . He
swam with the current , trying to overtake her . He shouted and heard her
answering voice growing fainter and fainter . The roaring grew louder , and
abruptly he ...
but her voice was still steady . " Dagenham's ship came down on the other side ,
but they've probably signaled him by now and he'll be on his way . Hold your
position , Gully . About ten seconds now The hornets closed in and engulfed the
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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