The Number of the Beast
Publish date: September 12th 1986
Publisher: Ballantine Books
Pages no: 511
Edition language: English
Series: The World As Myth
(Original Review, 1980-08-31)Robert Heinlein's agent had hoped to get $1 million for his latest novel, "The Number of the Beast." What he had to settle for was half that, and not from his accustomed publisher nor from any of the houses with heavy SF publishing programs. The U.S. book rights went to ...
Nutshell: libertarian builds time machine, elects to use it for the noble humanitarian purpose of fulfilling oedipal desire.Lucked out and got this first edition at a library sale; it includes original interior art by one Richard Powers. The art is the normal ensemble, listed in order of ascending ...
Can't believe I dragged this piece of crap around for years before reading it. It was so bad, from almost the first sentence. "He's a Mad Scientist and I'm his Beautiful Daughter."That's what she said: the oldest cliche in pulp fiction. She wasn't old enough to remember the pulps.The thing with a si...
**Él es un Científico Loco y yo soy su Hermosa Hija.** Eso es lo que ella dijo: el viejo cliché de los antiguos pulps. Pero no era lo bastante vieja como para recordar los pulps. Lo único que se puede hacer con una observación estúpida es fingir no haberla oído. Seguí bailando el vals mientras echab...
Late period Heinlein, a lot of pointless running around and pontificating. A car gets turned into a device for visiting alternate realities including fictional worlds.