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This is a must-read science fiction book in my opinion, and one of Heinlein's best.
This book has much in common with 1984 in that it has such an insightful view into how politics, and society itself for that matter, works.
Manny has a distinctive voice, and is one of the few characters of fiction who, for me, stays with me after the story.
One of the great writers of futuristic thought, this book has had a significant impact on me and the ideas he explorers have great relevance for today. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Stephen Gryphon
Excellent book, a good example of *Science* fiction.Published 19 days ago by Rodrigo H. Valenzuela S.
One of the better sci-fi stories I've read.
The behind the scenes powerplay reads like a spy-novel. Read more
The most difficult thing about this novel is believing that it was written in the early 1960s. It was amazingly prescient about the rise of synthetic consciousness as the number of... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Regina M. Joseph
First read this 50 years ago. Still startling original. So many different philosophical questions asked. So many developments anticipated. and so much FUN. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Persiflage
The vernacular is a bit tough to get used to but the pace of the book and character development are excellent. Very interesting plot.Published 1 month ago by Marco Polo
Imaginative. Fascinating. But still annoying in the ways Heinlein tends to be annoying: talky, heavy on exposition.Published 1 month ago by Kevin Rush