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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That unfortunate man leaped forward from the waiting crowd of petitioners as
Presteign passed . " Mr. Presteign , ” he began . " I'm from the Internal Revenue
Department , I must see you this morn— " Presteign cut him short with an icy stare
Joseph and his Scientific People were waiting for him , like fleas waiting for a wolf
. They darted at him and he battered through them , harried , delighted , savage .
The armor of his spacesuit protected him from their attacks and he went down ...
The waiting room was decorated with lurid brain charts demonstrating how Dr.
Orel poulticed , cupped , balsamed , and electrolyzed the brain into double its
capacity or double your money back . He also doubled your memory with
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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