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Stranger In A Strange Land - Robert A. Heinlein
Stranger In A Strange Land
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Epic, entertaining, Stranger in a Strange Land caused controversy and uproar when it was first published. Still topical and challenging today, the story of Valentine Michael Smith, the first man from Mars to visit Earth, is in the great tradition of stories that endure through the power of the... show more
Epic, entertaining, Stranger in a Strange Land caused controversy and uproar when it was first published. Still topical and challenging today, the story of Valentine Michael Smith, the first man from Mars to visit Earth, is in the great tradition of stories that endure through the power of the author's imagination that stretches from Gulliver's Travels to 1984
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780340837955 (0340837950)
Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON
Pages no: 672
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 Not About Free Love: "Stranger in a Strange Land" by Robert A. Heinlein
“Dr. Jubal Harshaw, professional clown, amateur subversive, and parasite by choice, had long attempted to eliminate 'hurry' and all related emotions from his pattern. Being aware that he had but a short time left to live and having neither Martian nor Kansan faith in his own immortality, it was his ...
YouKneeK
YouKneeK rated it
2.5 Review: Stranger in a Strange Land
This was my first time reading anything by Heinlein. I really enjoyed the first half, and I was pleasantly surprised by how readable and entertaining it was, but I disliked the second half quite a bit. The main premise is that there is life on Mars, and humanity has only just begun to travel ther...
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd
Philosophical Musings of a Book Nerd rated it
4.0 An Evolutionary Concept
While this book is considered science fiction it is not what I really expected from science fiction because it seems to explore the idea of religion in a universe in which there is intelligent life on other planets. The main reason that I read this book was probably more to do with a song by Iron Ma...
XOX
XOX rated it
4.0 This is the longer version of the book
The story is about a person who was the descendant of two persons from Earth that lost their way in Mars. Now he was adopted his way and is a cultural Martian. The twist is, this cultural Martian only have knowledge regarding Mars. He has values and understand of a Martian. So the power to be loc...
Random Musings of an Aspiring Author
Random Musings of an Aspiring Author rated it
3.0 Stranger In A Strange Land
Stranger is one weird-ass book. Very good, but weird...
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