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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Foyle took the lead and ran , holding the twenty - pound sledge in his hand , the
handle extended before him as an antenna . Then they crashed into a blank wall
and realized they had reached the dead end of the corridor . They were boxed ...
the floor to grit his soapy palms , and began swinging the sledge against the wall
. He swung in steady rhythm , grunting and gasping . The steel sledge struck the
wall with the blunt concussion of stones struck under water . “ They're coming ...
He inched back toward the rear wall of the control chamber like a sleepwalker .
The wall appeared , to his accelerated senses , to approach him . He thrust out
both arms , palms flat against the wall to brace himself . The sluggish power ...
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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