Valentine Michael Smith, an earthling born and educated on Mars, arrives on Earth with superhuman powers and a total ignorance of the mores of man. On his new planet, Smith is destined to become a freak, a media commodity, a scam artist, a searcher, a sexual pioneer, a neon evangelist, a martyr, and, finally, a messiah. Stranger in a Strange Land is the most famous science fiction novel ever written. It became the bible of the "love generation" and transcended the genre to achieve the status of a modern classic.
©1961 by Robert A. Heinlein; (P)1996 by Blackstone Audiobooks
I would recommend this book to my friends because it's a great book.
Way to many books to write them all out.
He read the book well.
When Valentine Michael Smith was found.
Overall, I enjoyed the story, but it was difficult getting past all of the sexism. The comment about 9 out of 10 women being responsible for the own rape was way to much.
There is plenty to enjoy about this story and the narration is terrific. This book kept me enthralled on drives to work and I even found myself sitting in the parking lot until I reached the end of a chapter. Give it a try!
I think if you don't mind being preached at this book is for you. I felt that the main goal was to get readers into some type of wacky religion.
Something science fiction and not by this author
He did a great job
The main character
IMO I thought it was just way to out there and the ending really sucked, I was expecting something a lot better. It's like the author didn't have anything more in them for a good ending.
The narrator did a great job. It was easy to distinguish and imagine the different characters.
This is classic Heinlein: brilliant, funny, and strange. The fact that it is a bit dated should not deter anyone from listening to Christopher Hurt's wonderful performance. He does Heinlein proud.
Jubal Harshaw; and anyone who knows the book will agree.
He gives a wonderful performance.
Actually, there are so many scenes in the book that would make memorable movie scenes. I have no idea what the tag line would be,
Whether you read it or listen to it, you will enjoy this classic.
Rule 62: Don't take yourself too seriously.
I love the commitment RAH took in celebrating our humanity. He offers every opportunity to disregard taboo and really consider the living art before me.
listened to this a few years ago. ended up listening again cause I wasnt sure if I had. kept listening cause it's just that good. narration is excellent. I really believed the voices and characters
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