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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 - Stevil2001 - LibraryThing
I was surprised how much I liked this book. It's a relatively simple and predictable plot: Lorenzo Smythe is an actor hired to impersonate a politician at a key political moment. Only thing is, the ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DinadansFriend - LibraryThing
An actor finds himself in a dangerous role. he is told the president of mars has been kidnapped, and he gets the job. But he finds out the kidnappers are also the men who have hired him.... Read full review