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Robert A. Heinlein
Birth date: July 07, 1907
Died: May 08, 1988
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Tannat
Tannat rated it 3 months ago
Well, I stopped short of wanting to throw the book across the room but overall it was a disappointment. And a lot of stuff with the bomb just doesn’t make sense to me. It started out promisingly enough, and I thought Poddy’s (Podkayne’s) jocular tone was fun at first. Her mother is even a big shot...
SilverThistle
SilverThistle rated it 5 months ago
I ended up quite liking this but it could have gone either way right up until the last few chapters. This isn't so much a review as a random collection of my thoughts about the book. All over the place, but then so was the book... It's a time travel book written in 1957 about a man living in 197...
What I am reading
What I am reading rated it 2 years ago
As the cover informs me, this is "The most famous science fiction novel ever written". Well, I am no expert for science fiction literature, but I wouldn’t go this far. And even if it is the most famous sci-fi novel ever written, it certainly is not the best.First of all, I disliked this initial will...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
(Original Review, 1980-07-24)Random rumblings on our inability to predict the future.Pop-up display screens and visual aiming (guiding a missile by looking at the target) for fighter pilots is discussed in the recent fiction paperback "FoxFire.'' The technology for visual aiming is actually quite ol...
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it 2 years ago
(Original Review, 1980-07-28)Probably the biggest role for a cat outside of Norton is in Heinlein's A DOOR INTO SUMMER --- the hero talks more to his cat than he does to the woman he ends up marrying.[KK: That doesn't surprise me; Heinlein seems to hate all human females over the age of 12. If y...
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