Publish date: March 2008
Publisher: ASK Media
Pages no: 181
Edition language: Thai
Read as part of A Heinlein Trio omnibus.
This isn't my favorite Robert Heinlein book, and it's not in my opinion his best book, nor his most famous book, but it may very well be his most fun--science fiction writer Brian Aldiss thought so. It's one of only four of Heinlein novels that won him a Hugo in his lifetime. (The others were Starsh...
An enjoyable romp, I may have missed some of the finer points about politics. Will look for annotations to fill me in, if need be. On many Sci Fi classics lists, and deservedly so - this book certainly influenced other writers in the last 56 years.
This is a lesser known Heinlein compared to 'Moon', 'Stranger' and 'Troopers' but is as entertaining. I felt that the first half of the novel was better than the last one.
I have a soft spot for Heinlein. Often I think that a Heinlein book that I really enjoy will not be for everyone, however, in this case, I think nearly everyone would enjoy this light, entertaining romp of a book. The narrative is from the POV of the protagonist Lawrence Smythe (hack actor "The Grea...
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