Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein

Stranger in a Strange Land

Robert A. Heinlein with James Warhola (Illustrator)

438 pages first pub 1961 (editions)

fiction classics science fiction adventurous challenging reflective slow-paced

Description

Robert Heinlein's Hugo Award-winning all-time masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a science fiction classic.Raised by Martians on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith is a human who has never seen another me...

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Community Reviews Summary of 7,101 reviews

Moods

reflective 64%
adventurous 53%
challenging 50%
mysterious 23%
emotional 19%
funny 18%
inspiring 17%
hopeful 16%
dark 12%
informative 11%
tense 9%
lighthearted 4%
sad 4%

Pace

slow 48%
medium 44%
fast 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 53% | A mix: 30% | Plot: 15%

Strong character development?

Yes: 64% | It's complicated: 19% | No: 14% | N/A: 1%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 34% | No: 33% | Yes: 29% | N/A: 1%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 52% | Yes: 31% | It's complicated: 12% | N/A: 2%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 49% | No: 26% | It's complicated: 23% | N/A: 1%

Average rating

3.56

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