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A second relevent prejudice has to do with politics, since Double Star is a novel
of political action. It's obvious from the density of realistic detail in the book that
Heinlein knows a great deal about practical politics; his biography says that he ...
If he is not there— and it makes no difference at all why he is not there— his
name is mud on Mars, in every nest from pole to pole— and the greatest
interplanetary and interracial political coup ever attempted falls flat on its face.
Worse than ...
cated in such matters— that the early history of the Expansionist Party sounded
remarkably like the present Humanity Party. I was not aware that political parties
often change as much in growing up as people do. I had known vaguely that the
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - bfgar - LibraryThing
What would you do if a politician's staff came to you and asked you to be the man's double for a few days because he had been kidnapped? Especially if you were an actor with an enormous ego? Would you ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RandyStafford - LibraryThing
Sure, there are Martians and Venerians and Outer Jovians, but the last two are never on stage and the first isn’t very alien. Sure, the story starts in Missouri (maybe) and goes to Mars and the Moon ... Read full review