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User 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

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User 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

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User Review  - StigE - LibraryThing

This was delightful. I just finished Starship Troopers and hated the lectures, characters and the plot. In this the main character is fantastic, the author's own opinions more muted and the plot, although not original, is engaging. Read full review

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User Review  - anissaannalise - LibraryThing

This was just fun to read. The narrator made me laugh with his observations & sky high opinion of himself.The political intrigue was paced well & I thoroughly enjoyed it. A quick & easy read. Read full review

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User Review  - MickeNimell - LibraryThing

You can tell right away that Double Star is from the fifties - almost all sci-fi elements feel ridiculously anachronistic. There are rocket ships, but you still need to dial the operator when you use ... Read full review

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User Review  - Veeralpadhiar - LibraryThing

This is a lesser known Heinlein compared to 'Moon', 'Stranger' and 'Troopers' but is as entertaining. I felt that the first half of the novel was better than the last one. Read full review

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User Review  - Traveller1 - LibraryThing

Read this one way back, in HS. A minor Heinlein, but one immensely entertaining, and, in a small way, thought provoking. The provoking part for me was the change in the character of the protagonist ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaMaria_C - LibraryThing

This isn't my favorite Robert Heinlein book, and it's not in my opinion his best book, nor his most famous book, but it may very well be his most fun--science fiction writer Brian Aldiss thought so ... Read full review

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User Review  - magicians_nephew - LibraryThing

Try this for a scenario: It's 1968. President Kennedy is just finishing up his second term in office. He's wildly popular. The President asks for time on television to talk to the nation. He reveals a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lisa - Goodreads

not life-changing but entertaining Read full review

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