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Series: Future History Or "heinlein Timeline"

by Author Robert A. Heinlein


Orphans of the Sky (2001)

I am always of two minds about Heinlein. He writes clear, easy to follow prose. And he is better at drawing an engaging character than his peers in the classic age of SF, like Asimov and Clarke; One need only think of Mycroft Holmes and Mannie from The Moon is a Harsh Mistress to understand wha...

Orphans of the Sky (2001) by Robert A. Heinlein

The Menace from Earth (1999)

With Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke I think their short stories are more impressive than their novels, and if I were to list my favorite short science fiction stories, Asimov and Clarke would crowd out almost everyone else in the top ten. With Heinlein I tend to think it's the reverse--that it...

The Menace from Earth (1999) by Robert A. Heinlein

Methuselah's Children (1986)

55. METHUSELAH’S CHILDREN. (1958). Robert A. Heinlein. ***.Back in the 1950s and 1960s I was a rabid reader of science fiction. I think part of the reason was that we were on the cusp a huge number of discoveries in the world of science that was addressed by SciFi writers. Heinlein, as I re...

Methuselah's Children (1986) by Robert A. Heinlein