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Podkayne of Mars - Robert A. Heinlein
Podkayne of Mars
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From the author of Rocket Ship Galileo comes this classic tale featuring the Grand Master of Science Fiction's most remarkable heroine.
From the author of Rocket Ship Galileo comes this classic tale featuring the Grand Master of Science Fiction's most remarkable heroine.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780441012985 (0441012981)
Publisher: Ace
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
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Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
3.5 Heinlein's Podkayne of Mars
Podkayne of Mars belongs to the period where Heinlein was transitioning from juvenalia to his more adult books. I've always preferred Heinlein's works for younger readers, especially the ones which are transitionary, such as Tunnel in the Sky or Starship Troopers.Readers might react to this book as...
William's Book Blog
William's Book Blog rated it
3.5 Poddy and Me
It's possibly half a lifetime since I last read this book, an old edition with the upbeat ending forced on Heinlein by his publisher. I didn't realise quite how deeply this book had sunk into my hindbrain. Re-reading it after at least two decades, I can see its footprints all over my writing, and...
William's Book Blog
William's Book Blog rated it
3.0 Podkayne of Mars
Poddy and MeIt's possibly half a lifetime since I last read this book, an old edition with the upbeat ending forced on Heinlein by his publisher. I didn't realise quite how deeply this book had sunk into my hindbrain. Re-reading it after at least two decades, I can see its footprints all over my wri...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it
2.5 [Book Review] Podkayne of Mars
So it seems Heinlein attempted to write "young adult" (or possibly what the book industry is now calling "new adult") fiction. Our main protagonist, the cheerfully ambitious and optimistic Podkayne Fries, is on her first journey to another planet, leaving her home planet of Mars with her politician...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
3.0 Podkayne of Mars
I have a love/hate relationship with this particular book--really do, making this a very hard one to rate and review. By and large I'm a fan of Robert Heinlein. I love The Moon is a Harsh Mistress, Starship Troopers and many of his juveniles, and if it weren't for what seemed the lesson of this one,...
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