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The impact of Stranger in a Strange Land was considerable, leading many children of the 60's to set up households based on Michael's water-brother nests. Heinlein loved to pontificate through the mouths of his characters, so modern readers must be willing to overlook the occasional sour note ("Nine times out of ten, if a girl gets raped, it's partly her fault."). That aside, Stranger in a Strange Land is one of the master's best entertainments, provocative as he always loved to be. Can you grok it? --Brooks Peck
Heinlein’s "Stranger In a Strange Land" explicitly considers the making of a messiah. For those who have not encountered this novel in either the original release or the... Read morePublished 8 hours ago by DrPat
This ebook edition of Stranger In A Strange Land is 452 pages long.
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Out dated. Was so much better when I first read it in college.Published 5 days ago by Stephen F. Whitmore
I read this book forty or fifty years ago and it became one of my favourite. While rereading it, I find many things dated . That makes it even more enjoyable to me. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Barbara
OK Story, but I could not stand the sexist writing. I understand this is an old book and the writing reflects that, but sometimes it is too much!!!Published 6 days ago by Esandokan
Multiple reads and multi-media ownership--great study of our culture in timeless science fiction. have given copies as gifts.Published 6 days ago by Your Bushie
This is the AOP (As Originally Published) version, *NOT* the current "unabridged" version currently in vogue. Read morePublished 7 days ago by Tomas
I usually love Heinlein's writing. This one felt like he was struggling to predict the future a little too hard. Just my opinion.....Published 7 days ago by Amazon Customer