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    Robert A. Heinlein. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1966.

    First edition. Octavo. 383 pages.

    Cloth over boards. Gilt lettering to spine. Tiny stain on top edge. Slight wrinkling and shallow closed tears to top and base of dust jacket spine. A very good copy.

    The Moon is a Harsh Mistress
    was originally serialized in the World of If magazine. It won Heinlein his fourth Hugo Award in 1967. "Leaders of the Moon colony declare independence from Earth, making it stick with the aid of sentient computer 'Mike.' The parallels with American revolution are obvious and seem intended. Stock Heinlein characters; fast adventure narrative. Neospace opera" (Barron).

    Anatomy of Wonder, p. 197. Currey, p. 233.


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