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The Number Of The Beast - Robert A. Heinlein
The Number Of The Beast
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When two male and two female supremely sensual, unspeakably cerebral humans find themselves under attack from aliens who want their awesome quantum breakthrough, they take to the skies — and zoom into the cosmos on a rocket roller coaster ride of adventure and danger, ecstasy and peril.
When two male and two female supremely sensual, unspeakably cerebral humans find themselves under attack from aliens who want their awesome quantum breakthrough, they take to the skies — and zoom into the cosmos on a rocket roller coaster ride of adventure and danger, ecstasy and peril.
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Format: mass market paperback
ISBN: 9780449144763 (0449144763)
Publisher: Fawcett
Pages no: 511
Edition language: English
Series: The World As Myth
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sologdin
sologdin rated it
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 ...
"Check Six"
"Check Six" rated it
1.0
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...
kelian
kelian rated it
3.0 EL NUMERO DE LA BESTIA
**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...
Tower of Iron Will
Tower of Iron Will rated it
2.0
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.
The Cranky Old Reader
The Cranky Old Reader rated it
3.0 Number of the Beast
I feel very conflicted about this book. It's one of the ones that I've re-read every year or two; it's large, and once you start it it's very hard to put down. Heinlein, whatever his faults, was a storyteller - and a gripping one.But his faults are largely on display in this book.When I was a young ...
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