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Heinlein has written a lot of books, and I have enjoyed every one that I have read.
He tries in many places to tell the story through the characters dialog which he recreates in painstaking detail and never gets the point across as a result.
I dont really buy it, so let's just say, if you aren't compelled to read EVERYTHING Heinlein, you can probly give this one a pass.
The premise of the story was good, however I felt there was too much dialog and not enough action in the story. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Zack Patrick
This has to be my favorite of all the Heinlein books, and I love them all ~ even the juveniles. Wish this would come out in Kindle format! I would buy it again. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Charmain R
I love all of Heinlein's works but this is one of my favorites! Now, mind you, I don't want those kinds of bad guys chasing me but I do want Gay Deceiver! Read morePublished 9 months ago by Patricia Kenworthy
So, so bad. Terrible writing, poor characterization, offensive and ham handed preaching about the proper role of a woman and the worthlessness of formal education. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Latham Edward Fell
Some books attract strong opinions; The Number of the Beast is one. Every Heinlein book serves as a soapbox for his beliefs, and this more than others. Read morePublished 11 months ago by A Customer
thought I'd try something different for a change - found out I'm not rally a science fiction fan! will pass it along to the VA hospital with our monthly donations - it will be... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Rae O. Ellsworth
I was re-reading an old favorite, Robert A. Heinlein's The Number of the Beast, and I started wondering why it was an old favorite. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Imagine A Book SF
Not for the slow thinker. More twists, turns and stretching of the mind. Heinlein brings in many past characters throughout the book. Grok?Published 14 months ago by ShadowKnows
This is one of my go-to rereads when anything new is just too much trouble. I have worn out two copies of this book and am waiting IMPATIENTLY for a kindle version. Read morePublished 14 months ago by DGA