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A Heinlein Trio

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The Puppet Masters (1951)
Double Star (1956)
The Door into Summer (1957)
Hardcover, 502 pages
Published 1980 by Nelson Doubleday (Garden City, NY) (first published 1956)
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Erik Graff
Jun 21, 2009 Erik Graff rated it liked it
Recommends it for: Heinlein fans
Recommended to Erik by: no one
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I first read Door into Summer and Have Spacesuit Will Travel as a elementary school kid and only got this edition for Puppet Masters and to replace paperbacks with a hardcover. Door into Summer, Have Spacesuit, Starship Troopers and other Heinlein novels were the summum bonum of science fiction when I was little. My attitudes, and the genre itself, had changed by the time I got to college. My opinion of Heinlein now is rather low.
Fredrick Danysh
Jul 02, 2011 Fredrick Danysh rated it liked it
Contains The Puppet Masters, Double Star, and A Door Into Summer. In the Puppet Masters we encounter a parasitic alien race that enslaves the human race. In Double Star an actor is called upon to impersonate an important political figure in his dealings with Martians. A Door Into Summer sends a man thirty years into the future.
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The Door to Summer was a favorite and The Puppet Masters was more relevant now then when it was written~creepy. Never read any Heinlein before that I can recall~yes, agreed, I was LONG overdue for his brilliant works!!
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Read July 23, 1981.
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Vintage sci-fi adventures. Wonderful.
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3 great stories from 1 great author
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Robert Anson Heinlein was an American novelist and science fiction writer. Often called "the dean of science fiction writers", he is one of the most popular, influential, and controversial authors of "hard science fiction".

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