The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein

The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Robert A. Heinlein

288 pages first pub 1966 (editions)

fiction classics fantasy science fiction adventurous medium-paced
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In 2075, the Moon is no longer a penal colony. But it is still a prison… Life isn’t easy for the political dissidents and convicts who live in the scattered colonies that make up lunar civilisation. Everything is regulated strictly, efficiently...

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Community Reviews Summary of 5,397 reviews

Moods

adventurous 75%
reflective 37%
tense 35%
challenging 27%
funny 22%
hopeful 18%
dark 13%
emotional 13%
inspiring 13%
informative 12%
lighthearted 8%
mysterious 5%
sad 5%
relaxing 1%

Pace

medium 55%
slow 30%
fast 13%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 56% | A mix: 35% | Character: 7%

Strong character development?

No: 40% | Yes: 38% | It's complicated: 18% | N/A: 2%

Loveable characters?

Yes: 59% | No: 22% | It's complicated: 17%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 55% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 16%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 73% | Yes: 14% | It's complicated: 11%

Average rating

3.93

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