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The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress


Luna is an open penal colony and the regime is a harsh one. Not surprisingly, revolution against the hated authority is planned. But the key figures ... Show synopsis

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I loved this book!

by DWG2 on Jun 11, 2009

The Moon is a Harsh Mistress is a classic which even non science fiction fans will enjoy. I normally don't read science fiction, but I first read this book several years ago at the urging of a friend and found I couldn't put it down. It grabbed me by the shirt front and wouldn't let go! (Thanks, ... More


The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

by sbeverid on Aug 20, 2008

Heilein invariably writes a good story, usually with so much accurate detail it is believable. This book is no different and my favourite from him. It is also a sort of handbook for thte Libertarian Movement in U.S.A. as it deals with the concept of resistance to oppression by the administration. The ... More


Machines get lonely too

by canyonman7 on Apr 7, 2007

The true genius of Robert Heinlein was in how his characters always came through as real people, no matter how exotic the location or situation. even if they are not human. In this story, Mike is the control computer of 21st century prison on the moon, a machine which has had so many enhancements that ... More

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