I Enjoy Stories By Robert Heinlein

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    It All Started With Hswt

    Lucky Me -- I stumbled upon Have Spacesuit Will Travel when I was 12 years old.  Read everything I could get my hands on from that point forward.  RAH was at least partly responsible for my joining the Marine Corps (Starship Troopers / Glory Road) and later becoming an...
    buzzi buzzi
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Nov 22, 2009

    My favourite has to be The Moon is A Harsh

    Mistress, although Farnham's Freehold was also great too
    ThatGirlAlison ThatGirlAlison
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Sep 29, 2015

    He Was A Unique Author

    I have several that truly enjoyed. I would have to say that my most favorite is "The Moon is a Harsh Mistress". Although "I Will Fear No Evil" comes in a tight second. Two more of his rather interesting books are "The Cat that could Walk Through Walls" and "Farnham's Freehold...
    lyricaldemise lyricaldemise
    36-40, T
    Dec 16, 2012

    Stranger In A Strange Land

    The 1st RAH book I read and still a favorite.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Jun 3, 2013

    All You Zombies---

    Is one of my favorites. Wow that story is great.  
    Dereknl Dereknl
    18-21, M
    May 20, 2008

    Stranger In A Strange Land Question

    Is it just me or does the Fosterite Church of the New Revelation seem an awful lot like the Church of Scientology?
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Jun 7, 2013

    My Spouse Introduced Me...

    My spouse introduced me to Heinlein's work back when we were just getting to know each other.  I've since been gobbling them down and after years have re-read many of them repeatedly. I've never been a huge fan of science fiction writing until Heinlein's stories were...
    shhh shhh
    31-35, T
    1 Response Jun 29, 2007

    My Father

    Anybody who knows the Heinlein canon will have read, or figured out, that he was utterly, untreatably infertile. Nearly every adult character is obsessed with having children; quite a few freeze their *****, or visit clinics of some kind. But his wife Ginny had one of his...
    DeborahManning DeborahManning
    51-55, F
    5 Responses Jun 30, 2012

    HeinleinĀ“s Story

    It is more a question than a story. My friend recommended me to read a story by Robert Heinlein but she couldnĀ“t remember its title. She read it 20 years ago and only remembers that the main character visited his friend who tought him to meditate and they both live their bodies...
    sofolo sofolo
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 24, 2012

    Seems to Me It's More Than That!

    I'd love to wake up on Tertius. Rejuve, choice of sex and apparent age.  A society that is comfortable (at last!) with Polyandry, homosexuality, bisexuality... Where a woman's "No!" means no and transgression means death.  A society that has left Bronze Age...
    Lazarus42 Lazarus42
    46-50, M
    3 Responses Oct 20, 2007
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