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Starman Jones - Robert A. Heinlein
Starman Jones
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3.21 120
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781416505501 (1416505504)
Publisher: Pocket Books
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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sologdin
sologdin rated it
Nutshell: bucolic twerp with plot-significant eidetic memory defrauds his way aboard spaceship, flirts with rich girl, has a big adventure, &c.YA and pulpy, but moves quickly, with characteristic heinleinian asides regarding law, politics, and science. Some nifty geeking out on the science of FTL t...
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it
4.0 Starman Jones
I read a lot of Heinlein's juveniles when I was younger, but I missed this one and it was on sale from Audible, so it was nice to enjoy one of his earlier works, before he started getting old and wanky. Everything from Friday on was pretty much Heinlein getting his freak on, but his earlier novels a...
Osho
Osho rated it
Books read in the past:I think of this as the exemplar of Heinlein's writing in this period. The hero is a sympathetic lad with special talents, the mentor is old but not a lecherous coot, the plot complications involve interpersonal tension as well as external problems, the problems are both techni...
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