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In a strange land.

Stanley Middleton

In a strange land.

by Stanley Middleton

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Published by Hutchinson .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination261p.
Number of Pages261
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21052864M

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'Stranger in a Strange Land' is next to 'Starship Troopers' Heinlein's best known and most popular novel. It won the Hugo Award. Heinlein, along Isaac Asimov And Arthur C Clarke, one of the Big Three of science fiction won five Hugos and was nominated eleven times. 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. It became the bible of the "love generation" and transcended the genre to achieve the status of a modern classic.

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Heinlein. Traveling in a Strange Land is David Parks 11th published work. His first seven books were written when he was a secondary school teacher in Belfast. The Light of Amsterdam () was his first novel after leaving teaching to write full time/5.

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Valentine Michael Smith is a human being raised on Mars, newly returned to Earth. Among his people for the first time, he struggles to understand the social mores and prejudices of human nature that are so alien to him, while teaching them his own fundamental beliefs in grokking, watersharing, and love.

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In Stranger in a Strange Land, Prochnik revisits the life and work of In Stranger in a Strange Land, Prochnik revisits the life and work of Gershom Scholem, whose once prominent reputation, as a Freud-like interpreter of the inner world of the Cosmos, has been in eclipse in the United States/5.

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Although the narrative of Stranger in a Strange Land operates on many different levels, one obvious interpretation of Mike's story would be as a postmodern retelling of the Jesus story.

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