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Stranger in a Strange Land (Robert A. Heinlein) Review

Verdict: 5 Stars (5 / 5)

Buy Stranger in A Strange Land (R.A. Heinlein)Stranger in a Strange Land is a sci-fi novel written in 1961 by Robert A. Heinlein, and this particular edition includes the approximately 60,000 words removed from the original pblication draft.

The text has a classical tint to it, imparted by use of expressions quite specific for the era in which it was written. This is one of those works that use the means of genre only as the decorum in which the eternal human themes will unfold. You won’t find in it the extensive world-building characteristic to the genre, so its five-hundred plus pages may seem like a surprising lot.

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