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by Robert A. Heinlein
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Wanda's Book Reviews
Wanda's Book Reviews rated it 3 years ago
When a stranger attempting to deliver a cryptic message is shot dead at his table, Dr. Richard Ames is thrown headfirst into danger, intrigue, and other dimensions, where a plot to rescue a sentient computer could alter human history... I believe this novel is the last Heinlein in my reading proj...
Libromancer's Apprentice
Libromancer's Apprentice rated it 6 years ago
Blert!
thomcat
thomcat rated it 6 years ago
A cameo book, and not nearly enough of the title character. I suspect I missed some of the insider stuff, but I get the feeling this was almost a backlash against Lazarus Long. Will read a few interpretations or perhaps just wikipedia and then move on. Liked it, but didn't love it.
Melody Murray's Books
Melody Murray's Books rated it 7 years ago
Here's one I probably shouldn't have revisited. The narrator was not particularly good, in my opinion. He tended to hold the last word of each sentence too long. And it was annoying, as if he was trying for portentous but only managed pretentious. Getting beyond that, despite my longstanding reveren...
kaylabeck
kaylabeck rated it 7 years ago
Robert A. Heinlein is one of my go-to authors when I really want to nerd out to some Science Fiction. This book did not disappoint. It is set throughout different satellites, space stations, the moon, Earth, and even other dimensions. While it is doing all of the crazy space age sci-fi deliciousness...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it 9 years ago
One of Heinlein's last books, and not one of his best. It represents yet another installment in the "World As Myth" theme that he used so often later in life, and therefore includes many characters from his older, better works - including, inevitably, Lazarus Long, who continues his long (pun intend...
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it 9 years ago
One of Heinlein's last books, and not one of his best. It represents yet another installment in the "World As Myth" theme that he used so often later in life, and therefore includes many characters from his older, better works - including, inevitably, Lazarus Long, who continues his long (pun intend...
Kaethe
Kaethe rated it 10 years ago
This is such a Heinlein book. All "James Bond in Space" being cool with the ladies and the murders. I think it'll be a hoot.
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road
Bookstooge's Reviews On the Road rated it 18 years ago
boring and immoral.
Amadan na Briona
Amadan na Briona rated it 31 years ago
This was Heinlein well past his prime, and well into his "dirty old man wrapping a vague plot around polyamorous Mary Sues" phase.
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