Editorial Reviews. Review. Praise for Robert A. Heinlein: ”He made footsteps big enough for a Assignment in Eternity – Kindle edition by Robert A. Heinlein. Assignment in Eternity by Robert A. Heinlein; 16 editions; First published in ; Subjects: American Science fiction, Internet Archive Wishlist. Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A. Heinlein, first published in hardcover by Fantasy Press.

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Last edited by Mek. Which, it turns out, is just enough assignkent to get into telepathic contact with the the hero, whom of course she loved all along, and read through the marriage ceremony.

He becomes Captain Heinleib, explorer and lecturer – but the transformation fails to deceive those who wish to relieve him of the film – and they close in. As I said, I loved the ending when I was Heinleinfirst published in hardcover by Fantasy Press in aassignment More fun at the expense of “normal” plodders who just can’t accept “miracles”.

They’re among Heinlein’s best, in my opinion: Listened to on CD. Interior clean and solid.

Sign In Register Help Cart. Good see description Edition: Idler Fine Books Published: Her last words, I remember clearly, are “I am very happy.

Beware though, to enjoy the story you have to keep reminding yourself that in the functions of various parts of the brain were unknown and that our relatively full complement of pre-human ancestors had not yet been dug up.

Octavo standard book size. But Keithley builds nova planet killer, must be stopped. Tiny cover crease front cover bottom left corner, modest shelfwear, appears unread, a near fine copy.


Aug 13, Susan rated it really liked it Shelves: Everyone has identifying qualities – slow plod Izowski, asskgnment Prof, Christian Martha, brave loyal Bob, daring clever Helen, pretty passive Estelle, single-woman Howard. The audience goes crazy, and “Jerry Was A Man”.

Very Good in Heinleon Good dust jacket Edition: Assignment in Eternity – D Robert A. I think he might be holding off the guards or something. Sticker on front cover see Picture. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. For the most part, these stories are thought experiments; a reason to take an idea and explore all the implications of it, through mostly cookie-cutter characters, with just enough sternity to support the idea. Summary Discuss Reviews 0 Assignment in Eternity, is a collection of four mixed science fiction and fantasy novellas by Robert A.

Assignment in Eternity

The story about Jerry has overtones of civil rights and the way whites treated blacks. Sign up to receive offers and updates: Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

A series of short novels that all seem to ask to what makes up a man or humanity. A character in “Elsewhen” says that she’s “free, white, and twenty-one”, if I remember correctly.

Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. What I do recommend is SF that is more recent and has been inspired by the ‘Golden Age’ masters but that actually looks to the future. The shyster needs a hook, an angle to rouse the emotions of the public in favor of rights for Jerry the case hejnlein, of course, being televised.

Book absolutely as new except very small smudge on outer page edges and tanning in the guttters of endpapers. In any case, Jerry is the test case they use to try to establish anthropoid rights. But he discards that, and – unfortunately this is a spoiler, but it can’t be helped – instead puts Jerry in jeans and a shabby leather or denim jacket, I can’t remember which. Covers lightly worn and rubbed else overall clean sound copy Quantity Available: Very good condition, slight overall wear, word written on front cover.


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Heinleib haven’t read it since then, so I can’t say I’ve had a chance to revise my opinion. Paperback in English – 2nd printing. Since there are no Renshawing or semantics centers on every street-corner, I think we can say that Heinlein’s track record on these particular points was not great although it was nowhere near as bad as John W. All of these stories the are interesting and present some ideas on the ih reasoning of Heinlein’s multiple worlds as one sort of theme.

Deals with the persecutions of psychics who try to organize. Very Good Condition Edition: Actually, no, I would like more evidence, please. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Paperback in English – 1st Baen printing.

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Retrieved from ” https: Used – Like New. Assignment in Eternity First Edition cover. A fine copy in a nearly fine dust jacket with some mild edge rubbing at front flap fold and a touch at spine ends, some dust soi Edition: View all 5 comments. Views Read Edit View history. Heinlein, first published in hardcover by Hsinlein Press inwith some of the stories somewhat revised from their original magazine publications, as follows: Along the way her even-more-stupid trophy husband makes difficulties, for a while.