The Moon is a Harsh Mistress

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  1. gwartney

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    One of Heinlein's best books. I've probably read it 10 times at least.

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    I haven't read it. Heinlein is either really good or unreadable
     
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    His later books were tough. I think he went a little around the bend the last 10 years or so of his life. This one was written well before then.
     
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    Hazel Meade:pedo:
     
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    Ancients Aliens said it was made by aliens.
     
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  7. gwartney

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    I read all the books she was in.
     
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    Could you get through Number of The Beast?
     
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    I read Rendevous with Rama when I was a kid. Rama II the next summer.
     
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    That was Arthur C. Clarke and Gentry Lee...
     
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    JameGumb We're all out of toner!

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    Love his work. Starship Troopers was his best.
     
  12. gwartney

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    I read it all but didnt care for it. Same with The Cat Who Walked Through Walls.
     
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    Glory Road is my favorite.
     
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    I've been meaning to read that! Really liked Stranger in a Strange Land.
     
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    Oh I knew it was Arthur c clark. I was just sayin. Thanks tho.
     
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    :up:
     
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    Often both but always worth the effort
     
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    Ordered it. Will let you know. :hat:
     
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    HA HA! Loser.

    You failed on mimicking my thread. :dance:

    Do appreciate the book recommendation though. :hat: I'm eating books up 2 a week right now.
     
  20. gwartney

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    This was a spinoff? :shocked: