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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Twenty million , ” Foyle whispered . “ 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 ...
Fury was not enough . He lost count of the days , of meals , of sermons . He no
longer whispered in Sanitation . His mind came adrift and he began to wander .
He imagined he was back aboard “ Nomad , ” reliving his fight for survival . Then
Occasionally he rebelled against the hard work , and then there would be
whispered quarrels , but in the end he would apologize and submit again . And
sometimes Jisbella would tire of teaching , and then they would ramble on ,
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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