Search Results: "Robert A. Heinlein"


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TUNNEL IN THE SKY by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 3, 1955

"Realistic, thought provoking, humorous."
Another imaginative science fiction story by Robert Heinlein treats its world of the future in delightfully human terms. Read full book review >

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TIME ENOUGH FOR LOVE by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 19, 1973

"His devotees, and they are legion, will find this irresistible."
In a sense, this massive chronicle of the life and interminable times of Lazarus Long, the oldest member of the human race (who first appeared in Methuselah's Children, 1958), is the conclusion of Heinlein's famous future history series of the '40's and '50's. Read full book review >

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STARSHIP TROOPERS by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 5, 1959

"Somewhat pretentious in style and proposed scope, often slightly confusing to the non-aficionado, this should, nevertheless, find readers among the devotees of Robert Heinlein's impressively long list of science fiction titles."
A weirdly credible adventure revolving around moral philosophy and entomology, told in the first person. Read full book review >

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REVOLT IN 2100 by Robert A. Heinlein
Released: March 15, 1954

"For the followers, able yarning."
Volume III in a series (The Man Who Sold The Moon and The Green Hills of Earth) contains three tales of America's future. Read full book review >

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BETWEEN PLANETS by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 1951

"Shivers and solemn moments, lightened by some diverting Venerians, including a gentlemanly scientist-dragon, Sir Isaac Newton."
Another rocket rodeo by one of the foremost science-fiction writers of today-this one superior in treatment and inventiveness to last year's Farmer in the Sky Don Harvey, residing on earth, but a citizen of an Interplanetary Federation, born in a space ship between planets, finds himself in some difficulties when the citizens of the planet Venus revolt against the dictator tactics of the Federation. Read full book review >

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JOB by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 14, 1984

"Despite a few jarring or illogical moments: a limber, complex, and economical novel that disarms and often compels—with Heinlein's best theology-shaded fantasy since Stranger in a Strange Land."
Heinlein's back in form, with a most refreshing and satisfying blend of ideas and storytelling. Read full book review >

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STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 3, 1990

"Of interest to Heinlein completists and scholars, but, in cutting this version by those 50,000 words to produce the 1961 edition, the author made a good book into a great one."
If any sf novel deserves to be called a "classic," it is Heinlein's Stranger in a Strange Land. Read full book review >

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WALDO and MAGIC, INC. by Robert A. Heinlein
Released: Feb. 16, 1949

"An expert technician in this field, Heinlein produces able, highly imaginative tall tales."
Two science fiction fantasies — both projected into worlds of the future. Read full book review >

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STARMAN JONES by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 15, 1953

"Clifford Geary's black and whites add to the Heinlein inventiveness."
Forced-landing on an earth-like planet mars a trip to another solar system, but provides young Max Jones with a set of adventures that see him become a full-fledged Astrogator. Read full book review >

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THE ROLLING STONES by Robert A. Heinlein
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 15, 1952

"We leave the Stones taking off from Mars 'outward bound to the ends of the Universe'."
Mr. Heinlein wonder of wonders- has turned out a WHOLESOME book on outer space. Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 11, 1985

"Still, Heinlein fans should be reasonably satisfied."
A notably schizophrenic Heinlein—of which the first two thirds, despite frequent pauses to belabor the obvious and indulge in idiotic chat, is fairly enjoyable action-adventure. Read full book review >