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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.
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 8 days 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 12 days 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 17 days ago by Marco Polo
Imaginative. Fascinating. But still annoying in the ways Heinlein tends to be annoying: talky, heavy on exposition.Published 22 days ago by Kevin Rush
one of heinlein's best stories.
i originally read this years ago
and recently have been collecting my favorites.
this is one of them.
Science fiction breaks the mold of the conventional to fashion out of the imagination some sort of beguiling exotic. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Vilnis Neilands