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The Moon is a Harsh Mistress - Robert A. Heinlein
The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 0450019802
Publisher: New English Library
Edition language: English
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Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios
Musings/Träumereien/Devaneios rated it
4.0 On How to Spin a Top-Notch Yarn of Bullshit: "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress" by Robert A. Heinlein
The usual pretty crude pneumatic sex-fantasies cropped up... But women actually have a pretty dominant role in Heinlein's lunar society... It's a penal colony, and Heinlein reckons that means there are going to be far fewer women then men there - so he's come up with a system called 'line-marriage'....
CDRBill
CDRBill rated it
This story is a sci-fi epic retelling of the American Revolution, only this time the people of the moon are rebelling against Earth and the Lunar Authority led by a sentient computer and a ragtime group of ice miner and farmers.Heinlein gives the reader some interesting ideological viewpoints about ...
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
3.0 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
This was still an interesting story but this has not aged very well and the language used kept me from enjoying this as much as my original read of this one.3 Stars for an OK read.
IntheZone
IntheZone rated it
3.0 The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress
This was still an interesting story but this has not aged very well and the language used kept me from enjoying this as much as my original read of this one.3 Stars for an OK read.
DoctorDonna
DoctorDonna rated it
This is not the kind of book I typically read. I picked it for the 2016 pop sugar challenge of protagonist with the same occupation. I listened to the audio version and I really enjoyed the narrator. It was definitely all politics all the time, but it didn't really annoy me much as the protagonist h...
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