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The Door into Summer - Robert A. Heinlein
The Door into Summer
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Brilliant engineer Dan Davis finds himself hoodwinked by his greedy business partners and forced to take the Long Sleep… placing him in suspended animation for 30 years. But his partners never anticipated the existence of time travel, enabling Dan to exact his revenge and alter his own... show more
Brilliant engineer Dan Davis finds himself hoodwinked by his greedy business partners and forced to take the Long Sleep… placing him in suspended animation for 30 years. But his partners never anticipated the existence of time travel, enabling Dan to exact his revenge and alter his own future…"Not only America's premier writer of speculative fiction, but the greatest writer of such fiction in the world."- Stephen King"There is no other writer whose work has exhilarated me as often and to such an extent as Heinlein."- Dean Koontz"One of the most influential writers in American Literature."- The New York Times Book Review"Heinlein… has the ability to see technologies just around the bend. That, combined with his outstanding skill as a writer and engineer-inventor, produces books that are often years ahead of their time."- The Philadelphia Inquirer"One of the grand masters of science fiction."- The Wall Street Journal
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B0051QNLWW
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
3.0 Talking a Lot About Cats: "A Door Into Summer" by Robert A. Heinlein
(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...
Portable Monsters
Portable Monsters rated it
2.0 The Door Into Summer ★★★☆☆
This story is definitely amusing fluff, which seems right for a short sci-fi novel written in the 1950's. I best liked Pete the cat and that the story does not take itself too seriously. Its attitude toward its female characters is pretty awful, though, even taking into account that was written in t...
Books > TV
Books > TV rated it
Time travel, cryogenics, suspended animation, and then spread this through two different eras of the 70's and the year 2000. This is a fun trip that involves a crazy inventor, deception, romance, and a feisty tomcat. And to top it all off RAH wrote about these two eras in 1957!
hpagano
hpagano rated it
4.0 The Door into Summer
Amazing setup of plot and protagonist, artful setting of two distinct futuristic time periods- not to mention I love a good time paradox story. I was also impressed by the way Heinlein portrayed intellectual property snafus and got into the practical mind of an engineer. I did feel that the setup ...
Dichotomygirl
Dichotomygirl rated it
3.5 StarsThis is my first Robert Heinlein book. Though I intended to start with [b:Stranger in a Strange Land|350|Stranger in a Strange Land|Robert A. Heinlein|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1156897088s/350.jpg|908211] or [b:The Moon is a Harsh Mistress|16690|The Moon is a Harsh Mistress|Robert A. He...
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